OSLO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon rose to 56.96 Norwegian crowns ($7.41) per kilo last week from 55.46 crowns in the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported increased to 17,441 tonnes from 16,479 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 = 7.6919 Norwegian crowns Reporting by Oslo newsroom