October 7, 2016 / 8:31 AM / a year ago

BRIEF-Norway's fish farmers may have to pay less to marketing agency

Oct 7 (Reuters) - Norway’s Industry and Fisheries Ministry said:

* Norway’s state-run Seafood Council may need less money for marketing salmon as demand now outperforms supply globally

* Will consider changes in tariffs paid by companies to the Seafood Council

* Strong growth in value of Norway’s seafood exports in recent years has resulted in surging revenues for the Seafood Council, while the need for spending money on marketing has fallen

* Seafood Council’s role as coordinator to be maintained

* Has not decided which level the payments to the Seafood Council should be at in the future

* Sets Nov. 17 deadline for feedback on tariff level Source text: bit.ly/2dY5ATF (Reporting By Terje Solsvik)

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