Norway Imported 69 percent More Meat This Year

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The biggest growth was in meat imports increased by 69 percent, according to figures from Statistics Norway (SSB) and the Norwegian Agricultural Authority (SLF). 

– The situation is challenging for agriculture. We do not expect the trend to reverse in the future, says senior adviser at SLF Hans Kjetil Bjørnøy to Norwegian newspaper Nationen . 

Wheat Import followed the meat products with an increase of 43 percent, and imports of dairy products increased by 9 percent.