CME Group's suite of complementary Aluminum products allows customers to easily conduct business in a safe, fair, and transparent base metals market.

Offering the global price discovery and transparency you need to manage the risk of production and supply swings in the world’s metals markets, CME Group’s aluminum suite includes four products: Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) futures (AUP), Physical Aluminum futures (ALI), Aluminium European Premium Duty-Unpaid (Metal Bulletin) futures (AEP), Aluminum Japan Premium (Platts) futures (MJP), Aluminium European Premium Duty-Paid (Metal Bulletin) futures (EDP) and our new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) Futures (A38).

Our goal is to meet the needs of the evolving aluminum market by providing market participants with the sustainable, liquid, and cost-competitive vehicles they need to manage risk for commercial users.

Trade our aluminum contracts and benefit from:

  • A more precise hedge
  • Simple monthly futures contracts
  • Seamless, 24-hour access via CME Globex and CME ClearPort
  • Security of central counterparty clearing

Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) Futures Webinar

On Tuesday 14 June, join CME Group, Platts, and Crunch Risk as they discuss Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures contract, launching 6 June. Learn how this new contract gives you a more direct, transparent solution for hedging price risk on aluminum A380 alloy and secondary grades of scrap.

Register for Webinar

Aluminum Products

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
AUP AUP - AUP Aluminum MW U.S. Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 31,677
AEP AEP - AEP Aluminium European Premium Duty-Unpaid (Metal Bulletin) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 240 6,077
MJP MJP - MJP Aluminum Japan Premium (Platts) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 160 2,494
EDP EDP - EDP Aluminium European Premium Duty-Paid (Metal Bulletin) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 1,161
ALI ALI - ALI Aluminum Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 63 257
A38 A38 - A38 Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) Futures COMEX Metals Base - - Futures 0 50
Trade Date: 22 Jul 2016 | PRELIMINARY

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