OSLO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon fell to 49.02 Norwegian crowns ($5.96) per kilo last week from 53.89 crowns in the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported increased to 19,795 tonnes from 19,542 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 = 8.2258 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)