ECX trades 4.4 bln Birr worth commodities in three months
The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) said it has traded 4.4-billion-birr worth of agricultural products in the first quarter of the current Ethiopia budget year.
The total traded 51,640 metric tons of agricultural products in the first quarter of 2014 Ethiopian fiscal year includes:
- Coffee: 17,690 tons
- Sesame: 15,445 tons
- White beans: 3,024 tons
- Soybeans: 4,731 tons
- Green Sorghum: 3,368 tons
- Bean sprouts: 1,904 tons
- Red beans: 215 tons, and
- Pigeons: 5 tons
Black cumin, dill, apricot, and black paper joined the modern market system of ECX.