Export Trading Floor




The export pit of IME launched operation in 2007 by trading bitumen and listing other oil products on an ongoing basis.

Based on the resolution of the cabinet and the long-term strategies of the government to boost the export of crude oil and petrochemical products in a transparent and lawful market, IME was mandated to establish an export trading floor on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf aimed at:

·   Facilitate crude oil and by-products trading

·   Setting a benchmark for petrochemicals prices

·   Developing the exchange into a price setter in the region

·   Providing unrestricted access for traders and international participants to have block trading


 At the moment different oil by-products including bitumen of different grades, sulfur, chemicals. Gas liquids and many others are offered and traded in the export trading floor. The commodity groups are listed as follows:


  • Oil products
  • Bitumen
  • Fuel
  • Base oil
  • RPO
  • Paraffin Wax


  • Petrochemicals
  • Polymers
  • Aromatics


  • Chemicals
  • Sulfur
  • Methanol
  • Ethanol



 Europe, Africa, Middle East, East Asia, South East Asia, Persian Gulf,


Volume and Value:

More than 4 million MT products are traded annually in the export trading floor of IME


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