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LNG Japan/Korea Marker (Platts) Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 10,000
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per MMBtu
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Product Code CME Globex: JKM
CME ClearPort: JKM
Clearing: JKM
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 1 month
CME ClearPort: 12 consecutive months
DEFAULT 12 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The ‘Settlement Period’ for a specified contract month shall be the one month period that starts on, and includes, the 16th calendar day of the month that is two months prior to the contract month, and ends on, and includes the 15th calendar day of the month prior to the contract month.

The Floating Price shall be determined following the publication of the DES Japan/Korea daily LNG marker (JKM) by Platts on the last publication day in the Settlement Period. If such day is not an Exchange business day, the Floating Price shall be determined on the followingExchange business day.

The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the DES Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) published in respect of the contract month by Platts in LNG Daily for each day that it is published during the Settlement Period.
Termination Of Trading The 15th calendar day of the month prior to the contract month. If this is not a business day, the preceding business day
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook 868
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing