Over 374m tons of commodities worth $263m traded in IME in a week

September 1, 2018

TEHRAN- During the five dealing days (Saturday-Wednesday) of the past Iranian week ended on Friday, approximately 374.727 million tons of commodities worth over $263 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

The amount and value of trades experienced 47 percent and 57 percent growth, respectively, IME Public Relations and International Affairs Department reported on Saturday.
last week, on the domestic and export metal and mineral trading floor of IME, 50,689 million tons of various products worth near $39 million were traded,
On this trading floor, 33,000 million tons of steel, two kilograms of gold bullion, 15,000 million tons of sponge iron, 9 million tons of precious metal concentrates, 1,000 million tons of cement, 1,600 million tons of copper, and also 80 million tons of molybdenum concentrate were traded by the customers.
The report declares that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 284,339 million tons of different commodities with the total value of $204.5 million were traded.
On this trading floor, 15,528 million tons of bitumen, 2,664 million tons of insulation, 80 million tons of slaps wax, 120 million tons of gases, 70,220 million tons of polymer products, 24,637 million tons of chemical products, 14,090 million tons of sulfur, 157,000 million tons of VB feed stock and 5,000 million tons of lube cut oil were traded.
Moreover, on the agricultural trading floor of IME, 38,858 million tons of various commodities worth over $19 million were traded. On this trading floor, 38,858 million tons of wheat, 2,050 million tons of sugar as well as 8,452 kilograms of saffron were traded by customers.

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