The businesses from Kazakhstan and Afghanistan procured 30 thousand tons of granulated technical sulfur during Thursday trades at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan.
During the trades, a ton of the sulphur was sold for $230. The Kazakh entrepreneur bought 20 thousand tons of granulated sulfur for a total of $4.6 million, while the Afghan company struck a deal to supply 10 thousand tons of the product for $2.3 million, the SCRMET announced on Friday.
Last week, the total amount of transactions concluded in foreign currency at the auctions of the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan exceeded $55 million.
Established in 1994, the SCRMET is the main body regulating export-import operations in Turkmenistan.