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 neared $55.4 million.
For foreign currency, the businesses from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan purchased gasoline, aviation and lighting kerosene produced by the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries, the official Turkmen media reported on Monday.
In addition, the companies from the UAE, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia purchased cotton yarn, plain dyed and jacquard terry products, dried roots and rhizomes of licorice for foreign currency.
The Emirati and Turkish businesses also bought cotton yarn for a total of 13 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 49 transactions last week.