Domestic fish industry
Fishery has been an important industry in Norway. The country gains benefit from its long coastline with fjords. Along this coastline, salmon farming is very common. It is the number one farmed animal in Norway, reaching a sales volume of roughly 1.6 million metric tons of salmon in 2021.
Fish exporting country
Norway is one of the largest exporting countries of fish, and the export value of fish and seafood increased strongly in recent years. As of 2017, the exports value from Norwegian fisheries and aquaculture reached around 95 billion Norwegian kroner. By contrast, the import value of fresh or frozen fish into the country was significantly lower, amounting to almost 2.3 billion Norwegian kroner.