Russia increased non-resource non-energy exports by 21% in 10 months of 2017. The growth was due to an increase in global prices, the expansion of physical volumes of supplies, as well as the appreciation of ruble. The positive year-on-year dynamics of exports has now been recorded for twelfth months in a row. In money terms, non-resource non-energy export amounted to $102.6 billion, or 36% of the total volume of exports.
The largest contribution to the increase in exports was made by metal products (35% of total growth), food supplies (+15%), machinery (+14%), chemical products (+13%), precious metals and stones (+11%) and paper products (+7%).
The highest growth rate amounted to 44% in the reporting period was demonstrated by supplies to the countries of Southeast Asia.