Coal – Futures, Options and OTC Clearing

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CME Group is the exchange of choice for trading and clearing thermal coal futures and options. Since the listing of North American coal in 2001, CME Group has taken coal risk management global, offering a comprehensive product slate of both thermal and coking coal covering Europe, South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, China and the US.

Coal currently provides for over 40% of electricity generation and is essential for steel and cement production. With abundant reserves it remains an important component of the bulk commodity complex.

With the use of straight-through processing technology for clearing transactions through CME ClearPort, CME Group continues to work with the market to drive forward complete products and solutions for producers, consumers and traders worldwide.

Key Benefits

  • Comprehensive product slate
  • Straight Through Processing capability from broker screens
  • Margin offsets between associated products
  • Competitive fees
  • 24 hour clearing access to the CME ClearPort

Coal Products

    • Thermal Coal: International
    • Thermal Coal: International A full suite of thermal coal futures, including API2 ARA, API4 Richards Bay, Indonesia, API8 South China and API5 Newcastle
    • Coking Coal
    • Coking Coal A hedging tool for managing ferrous industry price risk

Contact Us

For further information on our suite of coal products, please e-mail coal@cmegroup.com or contact a regional representative:

London
Joanna McMaster
email +44 20 3379 3837

Singapore
Nicolas Hansjacob
email +65 6593 5578

Chicago
Kelly Hartman
email +1 312 648 5468