Significantly greater volumes of cod have been exported by Norway this year, contributing to a record whitefish value.

Last month, Norway exported 3,100 metric tons (MT) of fresh cod, including fillets, valued at NOK 77 million (USD 9.7 million, EUR 8.2 million). The volume represented an increase of 52 percent or 1,100 MT compared to July 2016, while the value was up 7 percent or NOK 5 million (USD 630,436, EUR 534,402), according to new figures published by the Norwegian Seafood Coun…