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IME Says Trade Up 67% in H1

Jump in spot market deals was the main driver of overall growth. It hosted commodities worth 4,053 trillion rials ($12.78b) – up 65% y/y. Commodities weighing 55 million tons changed hands in this market, up 111%
IME Says Trade Up 67% in H1
IME Says Trade Up 67% in H1

Trade at the Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) reached 4,311 trillion rials ($13.6 billion) in the first half of current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22).
Total trade shot up 67% on the first six months of the last fiscal year, the IME website,, reported.
IME is a commodities exchange in Tehran hosting deals in farm, industrial and petrochemical products in the spot and futures markets. Steel, aluminum sponge iron, copper, bitumen, petrochemicals, sulfur are also traded.


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