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IME trading ups by 37% mid August

Aug 21, 2016, 10:45 AM
News ID: 1854
IME trading ups by 37% mid August

EghtesadOnline: 661,029 MT of commodities worth over $268 million were traded in Iran’s Mercantile Exchange (IME), the value and volume of trading respectively rose by 18% and 37.3% mid August.

According to the report from the IME International Affairs and PR, last week, on the domestic and export metals and minerals pit of IME, 305,922 MT of various products worth close to $112 million were traded.

On this trading floor, 187,632 MT of steel products, 110 KT of iron ore, 7,260 MT of copper products as well as 920 MT of aluminum, 110 MT of molybdenum concentrate and 30 Kg of gold billion were traded.

The report declares that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 233,059 MT of different commodities with the total value of $107 million were traded, according to ISNA.

On this trading floor, more than 66,489 MT of bitumen, 54,928 MT of polymer products, 71,650 MT of VB, 14 KT of lube-cut oil, 21,017 MT of chemical products, 4,350 MT of sulfur, 525 MT of insulation and 100 MT of argon were traded.

Moreover, on the agricultural trading floor of IME, 121,647 MT of various commodities worth over $48 million were traded.

On this trading floor, 78,742 MT of feed barley within the framework of guaranteed price plan, 31,950 MT of sugar, 9,730 MT of maize, 1 KT of imported, 25 MT of oil seeds and 200 MT of soybean meals were traded by the customers.