Commodity Prices

Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE):Founded in 1993, it is one of the four futures exchanges in China and the only futures exchange in Northeast China. Agricultural traded futures include: Corn, No 1. Soybeans, No. 2 Soybeans, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil and RBD Palm Olein.

Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE): Founded in 1990, it was the first experimental futures market approved by the Chinese State Council. The listed products on ZCE includes wheat (including strong gluten wheat and hard white winter wheat), cotton, white sugar, pure terephthalic acid (e.g. PET bottles), rapeseed (including rapeseed oil and meal), early long-grain rice and methanol. Historical price data can be found within ZCE:

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC): Established in 1992, the CSRC regulates China’s securities and futures markets with an aim to ensure their orderly and legitimate operation. The CSRC contains a comprehensive pool of data and information on China’s futures market, issued on a weekly or monthly basis.

Guangdong Price Index: GDI provides price and market information of the principle industries in Guangdong, southern China. Interactive Index Center.

Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture: Ministry of Agriculture’s market news service. English language is not available. Data is available for:

Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department: Fresh Food Supply & Consumption section contains Average Wholesale Prices for various agriculture products.