While exports of OCC actually increased in December, the picture was different for mixed paper and news & pam grades.
OCC - commodity code 470710
According to the latest HMRC data, a total of 229,315 tonnes of OCC was exported from the UK in December 2017.
This compares to 211,651 tonnes in November that was exported globally.
It means exports have grown for two months in a row following the 196,235 tonnes, which was unusually low for October.
However, December 2017's total exports were significantly lower than in December 2016 when 244,872 tonnes was . . .
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