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 $96.537 million.
For foreign currency, the businesses from the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, China, and Malta purchased motor gasoline, petroleum coke, heating oil, refined and unrefined paraffin produced at Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries, the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Monday.
The companies from Russia, the UAE, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland and Afghanistan bought polyethylene, technical iodine and polypropylene produced liquefied natural gas produced by enterprises of Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Chemicals) state concerns.
The businesses from Turkey, Russia, the UAE, Malta, Armenia, Poland and Afghanistan purchased cotton yarn, handmade carpets, denim, plain-dyed jacquard terry products for foreign currency.
Businesses from India, the UAE, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan purchased handmade Turkmen carpets for over 37.177 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased portland cement worth $23 thousand, and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and hand-made carpets for over 4.3 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 72 transactions last week.