Seafood Exports Down in July

Published: by Norges Sildesalgslag
The value of exports of Norwegian Seafood in July totalled NOK 3.5 billion. This is a decline of NOK 269 million or 7% compared to the same month last year. For the year to date, the value of exports of Norwegian Seafood totals NOK 29.3 billion, an increase of NOK 1.6 billion on the same period last year. This sets a new export record for the period, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Export Council.

Growth in Herring and Mackerel Exports

In July, exports of herring increased in value by NOK 35 million to a total of NOK 124 million. For the January-July period, exports of herring totalled NOK 2.4 billion, an increase of 18%. Exports of mackerel also showed good growth in July, increasing in value by NOK 34 million or an impressive 179% to a total of NOK 53 million. This year to date, the value of exports of mackerel total NOK 805 million, an increase of almost 60% compared to the same period last year.

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