Cotton fiber most popular commodity at UZEX trading site
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 14
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
The Nov. 5-9 trade week at the Uzbek Commodity Exchange (UZEX) ended with transactions worth 687.3 billion soums, against 904 billion soums a week before, the press service of the exchange said.
The exchange trading dropped from 834.8 billion soums to 584.4 billion soums. In the sales, construction materials held the first place with a share of 26.1 percent. Cotton fiber ranked second with a share of 14.5 percent, followed by oil products with 11.8 percent, as well as gas and polyethylene with 10.2 percent.
The currency trading site of the exchange sold local goods worth $1.4 million, against $8.6 million a week before. A significant part of the deals fell on cotton fiber (71 percent), followed by polyethylene with a share of 17 percent and industrial oil with 12 percent.
Over the past period, 1,015 car plates were sold through online auctions, against 760 a week before. The total amount of sold license plates exceeded 4.1 billion soums.
(8271.27 UZS = 1 USD on Nov. 14)
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