A key element of the supply chain

Containers are a key element of the supply chain for most of the goods and components transported overseas and are therefore at the center of international trades. CME container freight rates futures allow firms to manage efficiently price risks resulting from the fluctuation of this active market.

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A set of six futures across global trade lanes to provide market participant with diversified and efficient risk-management tools.

Robust underlying index

Trade futures with floating price based on trusted benchmarks administered by the Baltic Exchange.

Improved price discovery of futures markets

Standardized, transparent markets foster true price discovery, enabling fair market valuations of container freight rate via around the clock, globally accessible markets.

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