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 $38.78 million, the country’s official media reports.
For foreign currency, the businesses from Turkey, Afghanistan, China’s Hong Kong, Georgia and Uzbekistan purchased diesel fuel, gasoline, liquefied gas, polypropylene and bitumen produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries.
The companies for the UAE and Azerbaijan procured dyed textiles and cotton yarn for foreign currency. The Emirati business circles also bought cotton yarn worth more than 42.48 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased high density polyethylene of Türkmenhimiýa (Turkmen Chemicals) State Concern, handmade carpets and construction materials worth more than 1.2 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 42 transactions last week.