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FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Gasoil Futures Contract Specs

    Please note that effective the January 2015 contract month, the floating price reference for this contract will be the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures 1st nearby contract settlement. For further details click here

Product Symbol FBT
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
Hours
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (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. (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 AM to 2:30 PM (8:00 AM to 1:30 PM CT)
Contract Unit 100 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Minimum Fluctuation $0.001 per metric ton
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month up to and including the December 2014 contract month s equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the bid and ask quotations from Argus Biofuels publication for FAME 0 under the heading "RED Compliant FAME 0 fob Rotterdam" for each business day that such quotation is determined during the contract month minus the arithmetic average of the ICE Gasoil Futures first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month, except as noted below.

The Floating Price for each contract month for January 2015 and beyond is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the bid and ask quotations from Argus Biofuels publication for FAME 0 under the heading "RED Compliant FAME 0 fob Rotterdam" for each business day that such quotation is determined during the contract month minus the arithmetic average of the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month, except as noted below.

The settlement price of the 1st nearby ICE Gasoil and or ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring ICE Gasoil and or ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract when the settlement price of the 2nd nearby ICE Gasoil and or ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract month will be used.

The Floating Price is calculated using the non-common pricing convention. In calculating the spread differential, the monthly average for each component leg of the spread shall be calculated by using all trading days in the month for each component leg of the spread, followed by the calculation of the spread differential between the two averages.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts shall be listed for the current year plus 1 year.
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 1148
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.

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