The high volatility in salmon prices draws high attention every week. The below chart shows the Norwegian salmon spot price.
The first media reports regarding the salmon prices are normally published by iLaks and Intrafish every Friday around 12.00CET. Details on actual price is made public (NASDAQ and SjømatNorge) every Tuesday, but with a 1.5 week time lag
Averaging out, we arrive at the following salmon prices.
The average salmon price is one thing, but there is also a difference between weights, as illustrated next. The chart shows how the price difference between 5-6kg and 3-4kg fish.
Fish Pool forward salmon price expectation
Looking beyond the near-term prices, the Fish Pool forward prices is commonly used as an indicator of future prices. We show how the full year contracts have developed.