IME offers 25,000 tons of bitumen for exports
Tehran, Iran, February 15
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Iran is putting 25,000 tons of various types of bitumen on its mercantile exchange market for export, the public relations office of Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) reported February 15.
Iran’s bitumen export revenues decreased by 45 percent to $587 million during 10 months of current fiscal year (started on March 21, 2016).
For the day, the IME also offered 10,000 tons of vacuum bottom of the Tehran Refinery, as well as 28,000 tons of polymer and chemical products.
In the industrial and mineral hall, the IME put on 144 tons of rebars, 27,000 tons of metallurgical coke, 10 kilograms of 995 gold bars, and 8,500 tons of aluminum bars and billets.
The side hall also offered 810 tons of scrap iron and 10 kilograms of 99.95 platinum billets.
The agricultural hall also offered 21,000 tons of wheat, 4,000 tons of white sugar, 200 tons of raw oil, and 9,135 tons of maize.
Iran’s total non-oil exports reached $35.27 billion, which indicates a 8 percent growth, while its imports increased by 3 percent to $34.982 billion in the 10 months mentioned above.