DCE Monthly Statistics May 2011
Total trading volume at the Dalian Commodity Exchange for the month of May was 21,286,809 contracts, a decrease of 15.82% compared to May 2010 and up 6.22% from last month. Average daily volume for this period was 1.02 million contracts. Trading turnover totaled CNY 1.35 trillion, an increase of 20.63% compared to May 2010 and 1.34% over last month. Trading volume for the 2011 reached 103.59 million contracts, 17.72% shy of 2010’s total trading volume. Total trading turnover for 2011 reached CNY 6.49 trillion, 4.65% more than 2010’s total trading turnover.
Open interest for all DCE products at the end of May was 1,813,424 contracts, an increase of 1.85% compared to last month. Average daily open interest for this period was 1.74 million contracts.
According to statistics from the China Futures Association, total May trading volume in China’s futures market was 93.81 million contracts, a decreasing of 31.18% compared to May 2010 and up 14.91% from last month. Total trading turnover was CNY 12.03 trillion, a decrease of 12.39% over May 2010 and up10.01% from last month.