Conventions and Value-Chain Development in the Norwegian–Spanish Seafood Trade: The Case of Salted Fish

  • Knut Bjørn LindkvistEmail author
Part of the MARE Publication Series book series (MARE, volume 8)


This chapter focuses on the use of the convention concepts related to the model of value chains for salted fish production between Norway and Spain. The intention is twofold: to see how conventions affect value chains and to obtain new insights into the international seafood trade and the forces that influence the exporting of salted fish from Norway to Spain. Empirically, the presentation is based on investigations of the Norwegian perceptions of conventions that are governing value chain decisions.


Location and conventions Conventions and value-chain organization Norwegian perceptions of Spanish conventions Norwegian strategies Market obstacles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of BergenBergenNorway
  2. 2.Finnmark University CollegeFinnmarkNorway

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