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 $30.134 million.
For foreign currency, the businesses from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, Afghanistan and Malta purchased aviation kerosene and liquefied gas produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries (TCOR), the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Monday.
The companies from Turkey, the UAE and Afghanistan also bought technical sulfur and liquefied gas produced by enterprises of Türkmengaz (Turkmen Gas) State Concern. The Afghan business circles additionally purchased Turkmen hand-made carpets.
The UAE and Afghan businesses also purchased raw silk and Turkmen hand-made carpets for over 13.082 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased off-grade polyethylene of Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Сhemicals) State Concern, hand-made carpets and PET packing straws for over 9.315 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 37 transactions last week.