The total amount of transactions concluded in foreign currency at the auctions of the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan over the past week exceeded $30.302 million.
For foreign currency, the businesses from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, Singapore and Afghanistan bought gasoline, aviation kerosene and petroleum coke produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries (TCOR). The Afghan businesses also purchased liquefied gas produced by the Türkmengaz (Turkmen Gas) State Concern and Oman-based busineses bought fine-grained potassium chloride of Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Chemicals) State Concern, the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Monday.
Companies based in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan bought plain-dyed and jacquard terry products for foreign currency.
The business circles of Russian, Turkey and the UAE purchased cotton yarn for nearly 94.5 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased calcined petroleum coke produced at the TCOR worth 1.25 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 36 transactions last week.