• Sun / 31 August 2014 / 08:37
  • Category: Economy
  • News Code: 93060904948

Iran's trade value rises by 136 percent

Iran's trade value rises by 136 percent

TEHRAN (ISNA)- More than 8 million tons of commodities were traded with the total value of $7.484 billion during the first 5 months of Iranian calendar (started on march 21), showing 136 percent rise comparing to similar period last year.

TEHRAN (ISNA)- More than 8 million tons of commodities were traded with the total value of $7.484 billion during the first 5 months of Iranian calendar (started on march 21), showing 136 percent rise comparing to similar period last year.

According to a report from Iranian Mercantile Exchange (IME) international affairs and PR, total traded volume during this period had 8 percent growth.

Based on this report, 42.000 tons of bitumen from Jay oil, Pasargad Oil, Bitumen and 8.000 tons of lube-cut from Bandarabbas Oil Company were traded in this trading floor.

Based on this report, 143,938 tons of agricultural products were traded in IME with the total value of more than $37.609 million, suggesting 94 percent growth in volume and 87 percent growth in value.

Moreover, more than 4.700 million tons of metals and minerals products and 3.200 million tons of oil and petrochemical products with the total value of $2.256 billion for metals and minerals and 1. 203 billion for oil and petrochemical trading floor were traded.

Based on the report, the metals and minerals trading floor of the IME has experienced a 61 percent growth and the oil and petrochemical products had a 25 percent upward jump during last 5 months.

During the period, more than 1 million Gold Coin Futures Contracts were traded which shows a 224 percent growth in volume and 415 percent growth in trade value.

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