Sweden flat fish export quantities

The quantity of flat fish exported by Sweden in 2020 was 16 tons. In 2019 Sweden exported 35 tonnes of flat fish. In 2019 alone, the interest in Sweden flat fish (fish category) has gone up, with a change of 600 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, flat fish's exports went up by 400% earning the nation US$0.08m for the year 2019. Sweden's flat fish exports are categorised as:

  • Frozen flat fish "Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Citharidae" (excluding halibut, plaice, sole and turbot) (HS code 030339)
  • Fresh or chilled flat fish "Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Catharidae" (excluding halibut "Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus and Hippoglossus stenolepis", plaice "Pleuronectes platessa", sole "Solea spp." and turbot "Psetta maxima") (HS code 030229)


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Sweden flat fish export values

In 2019, Sweden supplied flat fish costing 0.08m USD, an increase of 321.05% from 2018's total flat fish export of 0.019m USD. The annual increase in value of Sweden flat fish between 2017 to 2018 was 0%.

The annual variation in the amount of Sweden's flat fish exports between 2017 and 2019 was 400 pc when compared to a variation of 600% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Sweden's share of the world's total flat fish's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country holds position 31 in world exports of flat fish.


Export markets for Sweden flat fish ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

Sweden is a net importer of flat fish. The annual growth of Sweden flat fish in value between 2015 to 2019 was -6%, per year, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was -9%, per annum.

Sweden brought in 335 tonnes of flat fish in 2019.