NORWAY: cheaper salmon farming licenses in the North of Norway

The Norwegian Minister for Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Ms Pedersen, announced early November 2008, 65 additional licenses for salmon farming in Norway.

The cost of the license will be 8 million Norwegian Krona, except for Finnmark in the North of Norway where the price for a license will be 3 million Norwegian Krona.

Ms Pedersen, who is from Finnmark, said that she was very happy to be able to make such announcenement.

Here is the offcial press release in English:


For those understanding Norwegian here is a link to news coverage by NRK, the Norwegian public broadcaster, of the announcement by Ms Pedersen:


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