TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) traded 1,420 KT of various commodities worth over $589 million in spot and secondary markets in December 2015.
According to the report from IME International Affairs and PR, 1,420 KT of different commodities were traded in domestic and export trading floors including 814 KT of various commodities worth more than $357 million in oil and petrochemical trading floor, 594 KT of different products worth approximately $226 million in metals and minerals trading floor, and approximately 12 KT of agricultural products worth $5.8 million in agricultural trading floor in the spot market.
Moreover, this month, the export trading floor witnessed trading of 161 KT of bitumen worth more than $45 million, 1.46 KT of insulation worth more than $0.52 million, 11 KT of sulfur worth more than $0.98 million as well as 220 KT of iron ore worth approximately $2.8 million.
In addition, IME experienced trading of 495 MT of products worth $115,564 in its secondary market during the same month.
It is worth noting, the derivatives market played host to the trading of $244 million gold coin futures contracts and $44,290 soybean meal futures contracts.