Friday - 7 May 2010
Export and export production of marine products 2009
Statistics Iceland has released a new issue of Statistical Series in the topical category of fisheries. This issue presents export and export production of marine products.
In 2009 the export production of marine products amounted to ISK 200 billion and increased by 10.9% from previous year. Export of marine products amounted to 669 thousand tonnes and the total value amounted to ISK 208 billions. The export decreased in quantity by 4%, but increased in value by 21.4%. Frozen products generated about half of the value of exported marine products, but the highest export revenues were from uncured salted cod. The European Economic Area is the most important market area for Icelandic marine products and in 2009 the export value for this category of products to EEA amounted to ISK 164 billion or 79% of the export value.
Export and export production of marine products 2009 - Statistical Series