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Exports of timber in the Amur region increased by 23,6% compared to last year

In the Amur Region, the dynamics of timber supplies for export, as compared to 8 months of last year, increased in volume by 23,6%, in value - by 13%. This was reported by the newspaper "Amurskaya Pravda" with reference to the press service of the Blagoveshchensk customs.

"In January - August of this year through the Blagoveshchensk customs, more than 370 thousand tons of timber worth about 40 million US dollars were cleared and exported from the territory of the Russian Federation," said the head of the Poyarkovsky customs post, Aleksey Savenok. Timber supplies from the Amur region go to 6 countries. China remains the main buyer - 95% of the total. But it is also exported to Japan, Germany, Austria, Lithuania and the DPRK.

The share of the Far Eastern Customs Administration in the all-Russian volume of timber exports in absolute terms accounts for about 33% of unprocessed timber and 9% of processed timber. Following the results of 8 months of 2014, the indicators of the export volume through the Far Eastern customs offices of unprocessed timber reached 4,1 million cubic meters. m and processed - 1 million cubic meters. m. Today the share of unprocessed timber in the export of timber reaches 76%, while the share of timber processed in Russia is about 18%, the newspaper reports.

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