In 2014, the first-hand value of Norwegian fish farming came to NOK 43.6 billion, up 8 per cent from 2013. The produced quantity was 1.35 million tonnes last year, according to Norway Statistics. 94% of the Norwegian fish farming production in 2014 was reared salmon. In total, 1.27 million tonnes of salmon were produced, corresponding to a first hand value of NOK 41.1 billion, making it another record year for salmon. The average price per kilo of salmon was NOK 32 in 2014.
Provisional statistics published today (May 14, 2015) by Scotland’s Chief Statistician show that the quantity of fish landed by Scottish registered vessels in 2014 increased by 31% and the value of fish landed increased by 19%, to the highest value in the last 10 years. Scottish registered vessels landed 480,400 tonnes of fish with a value of £513 million, with 61% of the total volume and 72% of the total value being landed in to Scotland. Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock, accounting for £195 million of Scottish landings. Continue reading 2014: Scottish catch reaches at record high (+31% in volume & +19% in value); Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock, nephrops is n°2