Finn-Arne Egeness, chief seafood analyst at Nordea Markets, was sure of himself when IntraFish asked his predictions for Norway's seafood industry in 2022.

The industry would see an export record, he said at the time, and by November he was proven right.

But he is uncertain about what will happen in 2023, which he calls "a far more complicated picture."

"The cost of living, especially in Europe, has increased sharply.