Norway exported 42,000 metric tons (MT) of fresh cod worth NOK 1.5 billion (USD 185.2 million, EUR 156 million) in the opening four months of this year. While this represented a five percent decrease in volume from the corresponding period of 2017, higher prices raised the export value by three percent or NOK 49 million (USD 6 million, EUR 5.1 million). 

The fresh cod earnings for January through April included Norwegian skrei, which amounted to 5,100 MT worth a record NOK 198 mil…