Over 512m tons of commodities worth $288m traded in IME in a week

August 18, 2018

TEHRAN- During the five dealing days (Saturday-Wednesday) of the past Iranian week ended on Friday, approximately 512,158 million tons of commodities worth over $288 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

Last week, on the domestic and export metal and mineral trading floor of IME, 116,152 million tons of various products worth near $55 million were traded, IME Public Relations and International Affairs Department reported on Saturday.

On this trading floor, 82,500 million tons of steel, 30,000 million tons of sponge iron, 3,500 million tons of copper, 2 kilograms of gold bullion, 12 million tons of precious metal concentrates as well as 140 million tons of molybdenum concentrates were traded by the customers.

The report declares that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 343,586 million tons of different commodities with the total value of $204 million were traded.

On this trading floor, more than 135,979 million tons of bitumen, 59,381 million tons of polymer products, 70,000 million tons of VB feed stock, 35,000 million tons of lube cut oil, 39,573 million tons of chemical products, 1,890 million tons of sulfur, 1,050 million tons of insulation as well as 713 million tons of oil were traded.

Moreover, on the agricultural trading floor of IME, 50,872 million tons of various commodities worth over $26.5 million were traded. On this trading floor, 17,060 million tons of sugar, 33,805 million tons of wheat as well as 7,415 kilograms of saffron were traded by customers.

Furthermore, 86 million tons of mineral products and 531 million tons of metal scrap were traded on the IME’s side market.

MA/MA

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