OSLO, July 18 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon fell to 55.40 Norwegian crowns ($6.78) per kilo last week from 58.55 crowns the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported fell to 17,402 tonnes from 17,914 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 = 8.0432 Norwegian crowns) ($1 = 8.1686 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)