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 amounted to more than $21.25 million, the country’s official media reported on Monday.
Businesses from Turkey, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and the UAE purchased diesel fuel, liquefied gas and aviation kerosene of Türkmennebit (Turkmen Oil) State Concern.
In addition, the Turkish companies made deals on the purchase of cotton yarn produced at the enterprises of the Ministry of Textile Industry of Turkmenistan. The total amount of transactions amounted to more than 5.5 million.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased technical granulated sulfur and oil bitumen for a total amount of more than 8.4 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 38 transactions last week.