DCE Monthly Statistics April 2011
Total trading volume at the Dalian Commodity Exchange, China’s leading commodity exchange, for the month of April was 20,040,557 contracts, a decrease of 14.03% compared to April 2010. Average daily volume for this period was 1.05 million contracts. Trading turnover totaled CNY 1.33 trillion, an increase of 17.38% compared to April 2010. Trading volume for the 2011 reached 82.3 million contracts, 18.20% shy of 2010’s total trading volume.
Open interest for all DCE products at the end of April was 1,780,433 contracts, a increase of 17.65% compared to last month.
According to statistics from the China Futures Association, total April trading volume in China’s futures market was 81.6 million contracts, a decrease of 23.63% compared to April 2010 and 21.09% over last month. Total trading turnover was CNY 10.94 trillion, an increase of 42.64% over April 2010 and down 24.4% from last month.