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European Propane CIF ARA (Argus) vs. Naphtha Cargoes CIF NWE (Platts) Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
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)
Open Outcry: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. New York time/ET (8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Chicago Time/CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.001 per metric ton
Product Code CME Globex: EPN
CME ClearPort: EPN
Open Outcry: EPN
Clearing: EPN
Listed Contracts 36 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point between the high and low quotations from Argus Media for Propane CIF ARA minus the arithmetic average of the high and low quotations from the Platts European Marketscan for Northwest Europe Naphtha Physical under the heading "Cargoes CIF NWE Basis ARA" price for each business day during the contract month (using non-common pricing).
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
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Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 396
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