Salmon & Trout

Speculations about sharp reductions in 2009 salmon production

The farmed salmon market is dominated by speculation about 2009 and whether the reduction in Chilean production will reduce total global supply and therefore push prices higher than today’s levels. In 2008, supply has increased both from Norway and Chile, but in the case of Chile mainly because of accelerated harvesting of fish with the result that 2009 output will be much less than forecasted previously.

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