Icelandic export and export production of marine products 2010
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, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Statistics Iceland.
In 2010 the export production of marine products amounted to ISK 220 billion and increased in value by 10% from previous year, 6% at constant prices. Export of marine products amounted to 632 thousand tonnes and the total value amounted to ISK 220.5 billions. The export decreased in quantity by 5.5%, but increased in value by 5.7%. Frozen products generated more than 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 2010 the export value for this category of products to EEA amounted to ISK 164 billion or 73% of the export value.