OSLO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon fell to 59.53 Norwegian crowns ($7.49) per kilo last week, down from 60.55 crowns in the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported increased to 17,373 tonnes from 16,311 tonnes over the same period, it added.
Norway is the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon. The sector is the Nordic country’s second-largest export industry after oil and gas production.
Leading Norwegian producers include Marine Harvest, Salmar, Leroy Seafood, Grieg Seafood , Austevoll Seafood and Norway Royal Salmon . ($1 = 7.9469 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)