Norwegian seafood exports saw an increase of 25 per cent in the first quarter of 2014.
NOk 16.8 million worth of Norwegian seafood was exported in the first quarter of this year. This is a 25 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2013. Skrei is attributed a large part of the credit.
– Very strong demand for salmon and incredible skrei fisheries this winter are the main reasons why we are seeing new export records in Q1, says Egil Ove Sundheim, Market Information Director at the Norwegian Seafood Council.
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