Norwegian salmon prices kept growing in week 19, with average price registering a rise of 7.81 percent week-on-week, according to the latest figures by Nasdaq Salmon Index.

On average, salmon prices reached NOK 71.22 (€7.60/$8.40) per kilo, NOK 5.16 (€0.55/$0.61) per kilo above prices reported a week earlier.

Prices of salmon within the weight class 4-5 kg were NOK 72.81 (€7.80/$8.60) per kilo, NOK 6.17 (€0.66/$0.73) per kilo above prices seen the week earlier. This category made up 26.87 percent of sales.

The price rise for salmon weighing 6-7 kg was even bigger, it was sold at NOK 73.16 (€7.80/$8.60) per kilo, up NOK 6.43 (€0.68/$0.76) per kilo week-on-week. This was the second most popular category, accounting for 25.25 percent of the total salmon sold.

Prices of salmon of 3-4 kg were NOK 71.99 (€7.70/$8.50) per kilo, a week-on-week rise of NOK 5.06 (€0.54/$0.60) per kilo. This category accounted for 18.03 percent of the market.

Big sizes of salmon were sold above NOK 74 (€7.90/$8.80) per kilo, with salmon of 8-9 kg sold at NOK 74.99 (€8/$8.90) per kilo, and salmon of 9 kg and above priced at NOK 75.42 (€8/$8.90) per kilo.


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