OSLO, April 5 (Reuters) - The export price of fresh farmed Norwegian salmon rose to 71.75 Norwegian crowns ($9.17) per kilo last week from 65.12 crowns the previous week, Statistics Norway said on Wednesday.
Volumes exported fell to 11,423 tonnes from 19,138 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 = 7.8202 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Oslo newsroom)