CME Group’s fertilizer price reporting agencies, ICIS and Profercy, provide insight into their methodologies for existing UAN assessments and announce a new Profercy price quote.

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Fertilizer Futures

Hedge your price risk in the expanding global grain marketplace with cash-settled Fertilizer futures. Complement your grain derivatives portfolio with Fertilizer futures on CBOT.

Key Benefits

  • Flexible trade execution: Available as cleared swaps and futures contracts
  • Safety and security: Indexed against Profercy & ICIS to provide greater accessibility and consistency to the global fertilizer market
  • Market liquidity: Current OTC market participants can transition to cleared futures on CME Globex and CME ClearPort
  • Futures leverage: Contracts are listed 12 months out with a low minimum block limit of two contracts
  • Available efficiencies: Access cross-margining and capital efficiencies through CME Clearing
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Meet Fertilizer Futures

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
UFV UFV - UFV Urea (Granular) FOB US Gulf Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 0 960
UFE UFE - UFE Urea (Granular) FOB Egypt Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 0 465
UME UME - UME Urea (Granular) FOB Middle East Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 50 300
DFN DFN - DFN DAP FOB NOLA Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 75 195
UFB UFB - UFB Urea (Granular) CFR Brazil Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 0 100
MFC MFC - MFC MAP CFR Brazil Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 0 50
UNO UNO - UNO UAN FOB NOLA Futures CBOT Agriculture Fertilizer - - Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 24 May 2024 | PRELIMINARY

Volume at a Glance

Get Started with Agricultural Futures

Introduction to Agricultural Markets

As you look to add liquid and actively-traded contracts to your portfolio, CME Group Agricultural futures and options offer the opportunity you need to manage risk or capitalize on the markets.

Things to Know

Fertilizer Futures Fact Card
View details about  our new product offering, including contract specifications.

Trading Fertilizer Derivatives
Read about the history and performance of CBOT Fertilizer derivatives

Understanding Block Trades
Discover the convenience of privately negotiating a futures transaction with a select eligible counterparty

Fertilizer Futures FAQs
Read through frequently asked questions about Fertilizer futures and how they're traded.

How Cash Settled Fertilizer Contracts Work
Understand the differences between cash settled and physically delivered contracts.

Contact Us


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