OSLO, June 6 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon fell to 66.17 Norwegian crowns ($8.18) per kilo last week from 73.71 crowns the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported rose to 16,826 tonnes from 15,363 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 = 8.0933 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)