Norway's seafood exports worth NOK 151.4 billion in 2022

Published Jan 10, 2023

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2022 was the best year ever for Norwegian seafood exports. Norway exported 2.9 million tonnes of seafood to a value of NOK 151.4 billion ( 1 NOK = 0,094 EUR) last year. It is a record for export value and corresponds to 40 million meals every day - all year round.

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The value of seafood exports has increased by NOK 30.7 billion, or 25 per cent, compared with the record year 2021. "Norwegian seafood exports have had a historically strong year behind them. It is happening in a period characterized by war in Europe, galloping energy prices, sky-high inflation, and a weakened global purchasing power. A result of the demanding and troubled times is a sharp rise in prices, which last year resulted in record high prices for important species such as salmon, cod, mackerel, trout, pollock and herring", Christian Chramer, CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council. "Norwegian seafood has reached another milestone. Behind the export value of NOK 151 billion lies a lot of hard work, and many share the credit. We are in challenging times with high food prices due to the war in Ukraine and the effects of the corona pandemic. Although the value of seafood exports has increased considerably, the volume has remained the same overall. The fact that exports are still ...
Source: EuroMeat
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