Strong cod prices, increased salmon volumes put Norway on course for new seafood export record

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October 9, 2018
Norway exported two million metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth NOK 71 billion (USD 8.6 billion, EUR 7.5 billion) in the first nine months of this year, representing a year-on-year increase in volume of eight percent, or 174,000 MT, and a three percent, or NOK 2.3 billion (USD 278.5 million, EUR 241.8 million), rise in value.  Asbjørn Warvik Rørtveit, director of market insight and access at the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), attributed much of this year’s growth to…
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