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BIG INCREASE IN NORWEGIAN TROUT EXPORTS

BIG INCREASE IN NORWEGIAN TROUT

Big increase in Norwegian trout exports. Norway exported 6,700 tonnes of trout worth NOK 375 million in October. This is a 46 per cent increase in volume and a 30 per cent increase or NOK 87 million when compared with from October last year.

So far this year, Norway has exported 47,000 tonnes of trout for NOK 3 billion. This is a volume increase of 31 per cent and a value increase of 25 per cent or NOK 600 million against the same period in 2018.

Belarus and the United States have purchased the most trout from Norway in October. BIG INCREASE IN NORWEGIAN TROUT

“The trout have benefited from the same good natural conditions for growth as the salmon, which has resulted in slightly more fish than expected earlier this year. We see a levelling off in the product mix, and the trend for more new fillet products has translated into the export of more whole fish”, says Frank Isaksen, Chief Analyst at the Norwegian Seafood Council.

About the Norwegian Seafood Council

The Norwegian Seafood Council works together with the Norwegian fisheries and aquaculture industry to develop markets for Norwegian seafood.

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) aims to increase the value of Norwegian seafood resources. They do this through market insights, market development, market risk management and reputational risk management in select markets around the world.

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