IME’s worth of trades up 49% in a week

January 19, 2019

TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to January 17, while 549,773 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over $547.6 million were traded on Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), the trading volume and value experienced growth of 36 percent and 49 percent, respectively.

According to the report from IME International Affairs and Public Relations Department, last week, on the domestic and export metal and mineral trading floor of IME, 175,217 MT of various products worth close to $248 million were traded.

On this trading floor, 164,080 MT of steel, 6,905 MT of copper, 2,000 MT of aluminum, 1,000 MT of cement, 100 MT of zinc ingot, 120 MT of molybdenum concentrates, 12 MT of precious metal concentrates as well as one kilograms of gold bullion were traded by customers.

The report declares that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 371,746 MT of different commodities with the total value of $320 million were traded.

On this trading floor, 136,500 MT of VB feed stock, 142,485 MT of bitumen, 68,730 MT of polymer products, 22,970 MT of chemical products, 605 MT of sulfur, 50 MT of slaps waxes, 30 MT of argon as well as 600 MT of insulation were traded.

Moreover, on the agricultural trading floor of IME witnessed trading 30 kilograms of saffron strands was traded by customers.

MA/MA

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