BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 13. Afghanistan acquired liquefied gas during trading on the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan, Trend reports citing Orient news.
Entrepreneurs from Afghanistan purchased 6,700 tons of liquefied gas on the stock exchange at a price of $520.8 per ton.
Last week, entrepreneurs from Afghanistan purchased gasoline, hydrotreated diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, liquefied gas and polyethylene on the Turkmen Commodity Exchange. On May 5 alone Afghan businessmen purchased polyethylene of the T50-500 brand from Turkmenistan for $1.3 million.
Meanwhile, in just one day (May 11), 16 transactions for the sale of liquefied natural gas in the amount of $4.1 million were concluded on the Turkmen Commodity Exchange.
Furthermore, according to the exchange, the price of Turkmen liquefied natural gas increased by 5.4 percent compared to previous transactions.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan was established on July 29, 1994. It is the most important body of state regulation of export-import operations.