DCE Monthly Statistics October 2010
Total trading volume at the Dalian Commodity Exchange, China’s leading agricultural and plastics exchange, for the month of October was 84,707,320 contracts, an increase of 75% compared to October 2009. Average daily volume for this period was 5.29 million contracts. Trading turnover totaled CNY 4.404 trillion, an increase of 111.01% over October 2009.
Trading volumes in most DCE contracts rose significantly year-on-year in October: agricultural commodity volume averaged 4.66 million contracts per day, accounting for 88% of trading volume. Average plastics volume was 629,854 contracts per day, accounting for 12% of trading volume.
Open interest for all DCE products at the end of October was 4,656,578 contracts, an increase of 24.39% over last month.
According to data from the China Futures Industry Association, total nationwide trading volume for October nearly reached 286 million contracts worth CNY 29.85 trillion, increases of 68.6% and 218.83% respectively compared to October 2009.