Over 230 mln commodities traded in IME early Jan.

TEHRAN (ISNA)- 527,173 MT of commodities worth more than $232 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), trading volume and value experienced 99% and 90% growth, respectively during first week of January.

According to the report from IME International Affairs and PR, on the domestic and export metals and minerals pit of IME, more than 279,603 MT of various products worth more than $125 million were traded.

On this trading floor, 270,624 MT of steel products, 5,470 MT of copper products, 360 MT of aluminum and 140 MT of molybdenum concentrate as well as close to 9 MT of concentrates were traded.

The report declares that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 244,670 MT of different commodities with the total value of $106 million were traded.

On this trading floor, more than 108,636 MT of bitumen, 52,558 MT of polymer products, 37,630 MT of VB, 21,500 MT of lube-cut oil, 15,926 MT of chemical products, 3,500 MT of slaps waxes, 1,140 MT of insulation, 3,750 MT of sulfur and 30 MT of argon were traded.

Moreover, on the agricultural trading floor, 500 MT of wheat, 100 MT crude soybean and 4 Kg saffron alongside with 28,672 MT of maize worth over $5.9 million in certificate of deposit were traded by the customers.