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List of traded commodities

The following is a list of traded commodities.

Contents

  • Agricultural 1
    • Grains, food and fiber 1.1
    • Livestock and meat 1.2
  • Energy 2
  • Metals 3
    • Industrial 3.1
    • Precious 3.2
  • Other 4
  • List of largest global commodities trading companies 5
  • Commodity exchanges and regulators 6
  • Notes 7
  • References 8

Agricultural

Grains, food and fiber

Commodity Main Exchange Contract Size Trading Symbol [1]
Corn CBOT 5000 bu C/ZC (Electronic)
Corn EURONEXT 50 tons EMA
Oats CBOT 5000 bu O/ZO (Electronic)
Rough Rice CBOT 2000 cwt ZR
Soybeans CBOT 5000 bu S/ZS (Electronic)
Rapeseed EURONEXT 50 tons ECO
Soybean Meal CBOT 100 short tons SM/ZM (Electronic)
Soybean Oil CBOT 60,000 lb BO/ZL (Electronic)
Wheat CBOT 5000 bu W/ZW (Electronic)
Wheat EURONEXT 50 tons EBL
Milk Chicago Mercantile Exchange 200,000 lbs DC
Cocoa ICE 10 tons CC
Coffee C ICE 37,500 lb KC
Cotton No.2 ICE 50,000 lb CT
Sugar No.11 ICE 112,000 lb SB
Sugar No.14 ICE 112,000 lb SE
Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice ICE 15,000 lbs FCOJ-A

Livestock and meat

Commodity Contract Size Currency Main Exchange Trading Symbol
Lean Hogs 40,000 lb (20 tons) USD ($) Chicago Mercantile Exchange LH
Live Cattle 40,000 lb (20 tons) USD ($) Chicago Mercantile Exchange LC
Feeder Cattle 50,000 lb (25 tons) USD ($) Chicago Mercantile Exchange FC

Energy

Commodity Main Exchange Contract Size Trading Symbol
WTI Crude Oil NYMEX, ICE 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) CL (NYMEX), WTI (ICE)
Brent Crude ICE 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) B
Ethanol CBOT 29,000 U.S. gal AC (Open Auction) ZE (Electronic)
Natural gas NYMEX 10,000 mmBTU NG
Heating Oil NYMEX 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) HO
Gulf Coast Gasoline NYMEX 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) LR
RBOB Gasoline (reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygen blending) NYMEX 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) RB
Propane NYMEX 1000 bbl (42,000 U.S. gal) PN
Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) ZCE 5 Tons TA

Metals

Industrial

Commodity Unit Currency Main Exchange
Copper Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange, New York
Lead Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Zinc Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Tin Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Aluminium Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange, New York
Aluminium alloy Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Nickel Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Cobalt Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange
Molybdenum Metric Ton USD ($) London Metal Exchange.,
Recycled steel Metric Ton USD ($) Rotterdam

Precious

Commodity Unit Currency Main Exchange
Gold troy ounce USD ($) COMEX
Platinum troy ounce USD ($) NYMEX
Palladium troy ounce USD ($) NYMEX
Silver troy ounce USD ($) COMEX

Other

Commodity Unit Currency Bourse
Palm Oil 1000 kg Malaysian Ringgit (RM) Bursa Malaysia
Rubber 1 kg US cents (¢) TOCOM
Wool 1 kg AUD ($) ASX

List of largest global commodities trading companies

  1. Vitol
  2. Glencore International AG
  3. Trafigura
  4. Cargill
  5. Salam Investment
  6. Archer Daniels Midland
  7. Gunvor (company)
  8. Mercuria Energy Group
  9. Noble Group
  10. Louis Dreyfus Group
  11. Bunge Limited
  12. Wilmar International
  13. Olam International
  14. Cannon Trading Company
  15. Prime Trading, LLC
  16. Knarr Bank

Commodity exchanges and regulators

Notes

  1. ^ "CME Group Website". cmegroup.com. CME Group. Retrieved 2010-10-20.

References

  • "CME Group Website". cmegroup.com. CME Group. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 
  • "ICE/NYBoT Website". theice.com. ICE/NYBOT Exchange. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 
  • List of Commodity Delivery Dates on Wikinvest
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