Tehran (IP) - Within the month ending on the 22nd of July, 2021, the Iran Mercantile Exchange rises by 13% in metals and minerals witnessed a trade of 4,021,000 tons of commodities worth more than 1,560 million USD, showing a growth of 11% in volume of trades to the previous month.

Iran PressIran news: According to a report by the IME's international affairs, within the month, the IME played host to trading 2,555,000 tonnes of commodities on its metals and minerals trading floor, valued at more than 830 million USD.

On this floor, the exchange saw trades of 821,176 tonnes of steel, 1,252,000 tonnes of cement, 15,785 tonnes of copper, 490 tonnes of molybdenum concentrate, 63 tonnes of precious metals concentrate, 21,495 tonnes of aluminum, 280,500 tonnes of iron ore, 107,785 tonnes of zinc, 400 tonnes of coke, 16,000 tonnes of cast iron, 47,500 tonnes of sponge iron and 34 kg of gold bars.

Furthermore, 1,449,000 tonnes of commodities were sold on both domestic and export pits of the IME's oil and petrochemical trading floor with a total trading value of more than 717 million USD.

The IME's customers purchased on this floor 349,831 tonnes of bitumen, 320,321 tonnes of polymeric products, 125,773 tonnes of chemicals, 15,908 tonnes of base oil, 100 tonnes of slops wax, 492,350 tonnes of vacuum bottom, 27,025 tonnes of sulfur, 450 tonnes of argon, 1,030 tonnes of insulation and 113,000 tonnes of lube cut.

It's worth noting that there were 16,605 tonnes of various types of commodities traded on the IME's side market.

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