Russia's Rosneft to ship record 40 mln T of oil to China in 2017

MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Russia's top oil producer Rosneft plans to export a record 40 million tonnes of crude oil to China this year, Chief Executive Igor Sechin was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Rosneft said previously it planned to ship 31 million tonnes of crude to China this year.

"In 2017 our company will deliver, according to our estimates, around 40 million tonnes of crude oil to China. It's a record volume," the RIA news agency quoted Sechin as telling Russian state television. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Mark Potter)