OSLO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon fell to 57.33 Norwegian crowns ($6.80) per kilo last week, down 0.2 percent against the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported rose 8.7 percent to 18,978 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 = 8.4303 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)