Palm Oil Futures, Options and Swaps

At CME Group, our extensive suite of Palm Oil products provides producers, processors and end users with the flexibility and efficiency they need to manage exposure to price volatility and protect their positions in the global palm oil market.

Palm Oil Product Slate

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
CPC - - CPC Malaysian Palm Oil Calendar Swaps CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Cleared Swaps 168 19,788
CPO CPO - CPO USD Malaysian Crude Palm Oil Calendar Futures CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Futures 0 2,080
OPF OPF - OPF USD Malaysian Palm Olein Calendar Futures CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Futures 0 0
POO POO - POO USD Malaysian Crude Palm Oil Average Price Options CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Options 0 0
OPS - - OPS USD Malaysian Palm Olein Calendar Swaps CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Cleared Swaps 0 0
POG POG - POG Bursa Malaysia Crude Palm Oil - Gasoil Spread Futures CME Agriculture Grain And Oilseed - - Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 01 Dec 2016 | PRELIMINARY

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Q3 2016 Palm Oil Update

  • Four new contracts launched on July 11: Palm Oil and Palm Olein Calendar futures, Palm Oil Average Price Options and Palm Oil - Gasoil Spread futures.
  • 1,200 Palm Oil calendar futures (CPO) traded in September.
  • Palm Oil Swaps (CPC) open interest increased 16% to a new quarter-end record of 22,492 contracts.
  • 2016 YTD CPC volume is +128% compared to same period in 2015.
  • Since launch, over 205,000 CPC contracts have cleared (representing 5.12 million metric tons), with 2.1 million metric tons cleared in 2016 alone (representing nearly 12% of total annual Malaysian CPO production).

Palm Oil Reports

    • Why it’s a Boom Time for Palm Oil
    • Why it’s a Boom Time for Palm Oil As the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, Malaysia is naturally positioned to be at the center of trade of the world’s most consumed edible oil.
    • Overview of Edible Oil Markets
    • Overview of Edible Oil Markets Edible vegetable oils are some of the most crucial cooking ingredients in the world. In addition, edible oils are used in the production of soaps, washing powders, personal care products and bio‐fuels.  

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