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Norwegian seafood exports exceed NOK 70 billion in the first half of the year

Updated Jul 5, 2022
The export value of Norwegian seafood has never been higher in the first half of the year than in 2022. In the first six months of the year, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 70.1 billion. This is a value growth of 31 per cent, or NOK 16.4 billion, compared with the first half of last year.At the same time, June was the strongest June ever, with an export value of NOK 12.3 billion.
This is an increase of 35 per cent, or NOK 3.2 billion, compared with the same month last year.Exceeds exports for whole of 2015“Norwegian seafood exports have left behind a historically good first half year. Rising global food prices, lower raw material supply and strong growth in demand are the main reasons for this record. After just six months, we have exceeded the export value for the whole of 2015”, says Børge Grønbech, acting CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council. Impressive statistics “I am delighted that the seafood industries are recording another export record for the first half of the year. Over NOK 70 billion in just six months is a very impressive result. This underscores how important the sector is for value creation, job security and coastal economic activity”, says Bjørnar Skjæran (Labor), Minister of Fisheries and Marine Affairs. He points out that growth is particularly driven by high international prices.The importance of long-term marketing work“This is due to ...
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