In the week ending to August 29, while 680.291 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over USD 666 million were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), the trading volume and value experienced a growth of 169 percent and 81 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, 223.889 MT of various products worth near USD281 million were traded.
On this trading floor, 219.577 MT of steel, 1.460 MT of copper, 2.720 MT of aluminum, 120 MT of molybdenum concentrates, and 14 kg of gold bullion were traded by customers.
The report indicates that on domestic and export oil and petrochemical trading floors of IME, 456.052 MT of different commodities with the total value of $397 million were traded.
Applying new financial instruments in Iranian capital market was one of the achievements of the country’s exchange markets during the past year.