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 $110 million.
For foreign currency, businesses based in Russia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Germany, the UK, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, China’s Hong Kong, Uzbekistan and other countries purchased aviation kerosene, gasoline, liquefied gas, calcined petroleum coke, hydrotreated diesel fuel and low-sulfur fuel oil produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries, the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Monday.
Foreign business circles of also bought liquefied gas of the Türkmengaz (Turkmen Gas) State Concern, and ECO-93 gasoline, desulfurized diesel fraction, liquefied gas of the Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Chemicals) State Concern.
Business circles from Russia, the UAE, the UK, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan also purchased cotton yarn, denim, carpets, float glass and portland cement for foreign currency.
Representatives of the business circles of the UAE, Hong Kong and Afghanistan purchased cotton yarn and carpets for 3.604 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased cotton fiber worth over 1.2 million manats.
State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 115 transactions last week.