This page gives you an overview of the most important commodity exchanges in the world (dealing in agriculture commodities). A short description shows you the particular commodities traded in these markets, neglecting the trade of securities, stock index futures and options etc.

Some exchanges provide only general information, but no access to daily settlement prices. However, closing prices of major world commodity exchanges are available on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). There is no charge for this information, but you will need to register before viewing it.


National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited

NCDEX currently facilitates trading of thirty six commodities - Cashew, Castor Seed, Chana, Chilli, Coffee, Cotton, Cotton Seed Oilcake, Crude Palm Oil, Expeller Mustard Oil, Gold, Guar gum, Guar Seeds, Gur, Jeera, Jute sacking bags, Mild Steel Ingot, Mulberry Green Cocoons, Pepper, Rapeseed - Mustard Seed ,Raw Jute, RBD Palmolein, Refined Soy Oil, Rice, Rubber, Sesame Seeds, Silk, Silver, Soy Bean, Sugar, Tur, Turmeric, Urad (Black Matpe), Wheat, Yellow Peas, Yellow Red Maize & Yellow Soybean Meal.

Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited

MCX offers futures trading in the following commodity categories: Agri Commodities, Bullion, Metals- Ferrous & Non-ferrous, Pulses, Oils & Oilseeds, Energy, Plantations, Spices and other soft commodities.

National Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (NMCE)

NMCE's basket of commodities includes cash crops, food grains, plantations, spices, oil seeds, metals & bullion among others.


International Petroleum Exchange (IPE) Closing Prices!

A commodity market that deals in futures contracts (Brent and Dubai crude oil, gas oil, leaded and unleaded gasoline, naphtha and heavy fuel oil), as well as in options (Brent crude and gas oil).
It offers the facilities for making an exchange of futures for physicals.

Futures and Options Exchange (London FOX)

This exchange, which includes the former London Commodity Exchange (LCE), is the leading exchange in Europe for soft commodities (e.g. cocoa, coffee, sugar, rubber, potatoes and grain).

See also Closing Prices!


Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

The CBOT is a trading centre for commodities and the largest futures exchange in the world.
The market deals in futures and options on agricultural commodities, such as maize, soya beans, crude soya bean oil, soya bean meal, oats, but also in contracts on gold and silver.

See also Closong Prices!

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)

The CME - the prime US futures and options market - trades a huge range of futures and options on commodities, above all futures contracts in livestock (live cattle, feeder cattle, live hogs, pork bellies).
It is also the leader in exchange-traded financial derivatives.

See also Closing Prices!

Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange (CSCE)

The CSCE in New York is a major world commodity market dealing futures contracts and options on coffee, sugar, cocoa, cheddar cheese and non-fat dry milk. Together with London a main world market in cocoa.

See also Closing Prices!

Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT)

A commodity market for grain, trading options and futures. Together with the exchanges of Chicago and Minneapolis, it sets the world price for grains.
The KCBT's homepage will allow you access to contract specifications, daily price summary information and info on how to get started in trading commodities.

See also Closing Prices!

Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGE)

A commodity market for grain, dealing in futures contracts for spring wheat and white wheat, and, on the cash market, for barley, maize, drum wheat, flaxseed, oats, rye, soya beans, spring wheat and sunflower seeds. And it offers the world's only seafood futures contracts (White and Black Tiger shrimp).

See also Closing Prices!


Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE)

The SFE trades commodity futures (wool and live cattle).

See also Closing Prices!


Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE)

The HKFE (the former Hong Kong Commodity Exchange) trades in cotton, sugar, soya bean and gold futures, and in other commodities.

Tokyo Grain Exchange (TGE)

One of the largest exchanges in Japan trading a range of agricultural products.


Manila International Futures Exchange


Russian Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange


Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX)

Deals in energy and commodity futures.

See also Closing Prices!


South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX)

Trades commodity futures, as well as options on futures.