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 $62.4 million.
For foreign currency, the businesses from Russia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Switzerland, Turkey, Afghanistan, China’s Hong Kong, Malta, Panama and numerous other countries purchased aviation kerosene, base oil, oil bitumen and polypropylene produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries (TCOR). Additionally, the Singapore-based companies purchased technical sulfur, the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Monday.
The companies from Russia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan also bought cotton yarn, plain-colored and jacquard terry products for foreign currency.
The businesses based in the UAE and Kazakhstan also purchased cotton yarn for over 12 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased hand-made carpets, cotton fiber, cotton lint and plastic covers. The total amount of transactions exceeded 197.7 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 43 transactions last week.