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Mowi, SalMar and Grieg Seafood face criminal investigation in the US

NORWAY
Friday, November 15, 2019, 21:10 (GMT + 9)

Norwegian salmon giants Mowi, SalMar ASA and Grieg Seafood separately informed that they received subpoenas from the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in the United States, where they opening a criminal investigation into alleged price-fixing of Atlantic salmon markets. The companies said that the probe was about previously announced European Commission inspection on possible collusion between Norwegian producers of farmed Norwegian Atlantic salmon and class action complaints in the United States. Mowi and SalMar issued identical statements in which they said they "consider that there are no basis for the EU inspection and that the class action complaints clearly lack merit and are entirely unsubstantiated. This equally applies to any criminal investigation in the US".   For its part, Grieg Seafood ASA revealed that it has been informe... FULL STORY

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Greenpeace confronts South Korean fishing vessel in the South Atlantic
Nov 15, 07:00
Greenpeace activists confronted a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters of the South Atlantic, &... FULL STORY
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Oceana Canada has released its third annual report on the state of Canada’s fisheries, which shows that fish populations have declined over the ... FULL STORY

Norway
Official data on markets and prices for Atlantic salmon exports (Salmo salar) - W45
Nov 15, 07:40
Prices During week 45, the average price of fresh salmon (Salmo salar) was NOK 54.48 (EUR 5.41/kg). This price is up 3% on that of the prev... FULL STORY

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Nov 15, 07:10
Fishmeal Norway Through week 45,  607,548 tonnes of fish were destined for reduction at an average price of NOK 2.92 /kg, down 14% on those des... FULL STORY
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