Norway sets export records

Norway’s seafood export values have been at record levels in the first half of 2018, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council. Exports of 1.4 million tonnes of seafood are valued at NoK48.10 billion in the first half of this year, representing a 4% increase in value over the same period in 2017, and 10% in volume.

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Value of Ireland’s seafood hits €1.15 billion

Ireland’s seafood sector recorded its third consecutive year of growth in 2017, with its value up 6.4% on the previous year, to contribute €1.15 billion to Ireland’s GDP. This strong growth was driven by a 12% increase in net exports (€331m), a 4% increase in domestic consumption (€429m) and significant investment both private and public (€386m) leading to the value of trade surpassing €1 billion for the first time.

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