In January-August 2017, Russian pulp exports decreased year-on-year, indicate the statistics published by the Russian Federal Customs Office. Thus, during the first eight months of the current year Russia exported 1.354 million tonnes of pulp, that is 2.95% less than during the respective period of the last year.
The total value of the Russian pulp exported in January-August 2017 went up, from $652.2 million in 2016 to $668.6 in 2017. Therefore, the increase came up to 2.51%. Besides, in January-August 2017, Russia exported 751,200 tonnes of newsprint valued at $307 million. Thus, Russian newsprint export grew by 6.94% in volume terms and by 10.35% in value terms.