Big increase in exports

21.01.2020 - 14:27
Aktuelt
Big increase in exports
Overseas sales of the main Faroese export commodity, salmon, increased by more than DKK 700 million last year
 

The Faroes exported goods worth more than DKK 10 billion last year.

Up to 1 December 2019, exports had reached DKK 9.4 billion, which is an increase of DKK 1.5 billion on the first 11 months of 2018, reports Statistics Faroe Islands.

Exports of mackerel and herring rose by DKK 300 million and cod exports by DKK 270 million.

Salmon still the bestseller

Salmon continues to be by far the most popular Faroese export commodity, with overseas sales increasing by more than DKK 700 million last year.

In total, the volume of fish exported last year was 7 percent higher than in 2018.

Imports also grew last year, but not as much as exports. In the first 11 months of last year, imports accounted for DKK 8 billion, which is an increase of DKK 333 million on 2018 figures.


Translated by prosa.fo

 
Nýggjastu sendingar í ÚV
Mánadag 17. februar
Morgunlesturin mánamorgunin 17. februar 2020
104413
Sunnudag 16. februar
Bolero
104898
Sunnudag 16. februar
Meg minnist: Max Weihe (4:4)
104837
Sunnudag 16. februar
Minnismyndir: Bergtóra Jacobsen (1:2)
104054
Sunnudag 16. februar
Guðstænasta í Rituvíkar kirkju
104890
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Sunnudag 16. februar
Guðstænasta úr Árnafjarða kirkju
104893
Sunnudag 16. februar
Ferðavinna og landbúnaður
104894
Sunnudag 16. februar
Andaktin
104891
Leygardag 15. februar
Hondbóltur: H71 - Kyndil
104880
Leygardag 15. februar
Hondbóltur: H71 - VÍF
104874