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Seòmar agus comataidhean

Question ref. S5W-36203
Asked by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 11 March 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding the value of salmon exports since 2016, broken down by (i) region and (ii) country.

Current status: Answered by Fergus Ewing on 22 March 2021


Answer

Please find information in the following tables.

Table 1. UK Exports of Atlantic Salmon between 2016-2020, by Region (Ranked by 2019 Value)

 

Value (£000’s)

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020*

Atlantic Salmon (1)

450,480

608,630

509,517

627,968

453,999

 

1

European Union

204,235

290,671

254,754

332,516

290,859

 

2

North America

160,023

203,741

143,024

183,234

109,075

 

3

Asia and Oceania

73,536

98,483

99,637

96,768

37,449

 

4

Middle East and North Africa

10,575

12,011

8,312

11,105

4,821

 

5

Western Europe excluding EU

1,736

3,108

3,308

3,587

3,941

 

6

Eastern Europe excluding EU

190

133

157

464

7,648

 

7

Latin America and Caribbean

116

427

234

221

138

 

8

Sub-Saharan Africa

70

57

91

72

68

Source: HMRC OTS, accessed 12 March 2021. Includes BTTA estimates and unscheduled revisions.

* Provisional figures; (1) Atlantic salmon is shown by CN8 code 03021400.

 

Table 2. UK Exports of Atlantic Salmon between 2016-2020, by Top 10 Country

 

Destination and Value (£000’s)

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020*

Atlantic Salmon (1)

450,480

608,630

509,517

627,968

453,999

 

1

USA

154,109

USA

193,022

France

167,771

France

225,215

France

187,077

 

2

France

138,419

France

191,536

USA

139,090

USA

178,463

USA

104,367

 

3

China

52,872

China

68,691

China

68,350

China

59,077

Poland

31,076

 

4

Ireland

26,917

Ireland

35,186

Ireland

31,867

Ireland

25,631

Ireland

17,586

 

5

Germany

9,928

Taiwan

15,945

Taiwan

21,834

Germany

23,479

Taiwan

15,220

 

6

Taiwan

8,950

Germany

12,982

Germany

15,502

Taiwan

23,266

China

14,177

 

7

Poland

8,511

Poland

11,371

Belgium

8,510

Belgium

15,319

Belgium

13,451

 

8

Belgium

7,964

Canada

10,719

Denmark

8,466

Poland

11,761

Germany

12,640

 

9

Canada

5,865

Belgium

9,856

Poland

7,687

Denmark

10,420

Netherlands

12,286

 

10

Lebanon

5,075

Netherlands

8,805

Japan

5,531

Japan

9,158

Belarus

5,811

Source: HMRC OTS, accessed 12 March 2021. Includes BTTA estimates and unscheduled revisions.

* Provisional figures; (1) Atlantic salmon is shown by CN8 code 03021400.

This information has been extracted using HMRC’s Overseas Trade Statistics data files available at: https://www.uktradeinfo.com/trade-data/