Tehran (ISNA) – At the End of July 2019, while different trading floors of the Iran Mercantile Exchange witnessed trading of more than 2,60 million tonnes of commodities worth over $2,510 million, the trading volume and value experienced a growth of 21% and 15%, respectively.
According to the report by the IME’s International Affairs and PR, during the last month, the oil and petrochemical trading floor of IME played host to trading of 1,276,649 MT of commodities worth more than $1,512 million.
On this trading floor, more than 353,301 MT of bitumen, 240,546 MT of polymer products and 111,523 MT of chemical products, 413,770 MT of VB feed stock, 116,050 MT of lube cut oil, 29,620 MT of sulfur, 6,679 MT of insulation, 5,140 MT of slaps waxes and 20 MT of argon were traded by customers.
The metal and mineral trading floor witnessed trading over 780,272 MT of commodities worth more than $994 million.
On this trading floor 749,662 MT of steel, 8,130 MT of copper, 680 MT of molybdenum concentrates, 60 MT of precious metals concentrates, 100 MT of zinc, 5,000 MT of iron ore, 8,640 MT of aluminum as well as 8,000 MT of coke were traded by customers.
The report declares that the agricultural trading floor witnessed trading of 15 kg of saffron strands.
The side market of the IME experienced trading of 528 MT of enamel bitumen, 80 MT of toluene, 1,876 MT of sodium sulfate as well as 1,000 MT of steel scrap, 12 MT of nitrogen fertilizer and 42 MT of pipe coating.