Coking Coal

CME Group holds a strong position in thermal coal, iron ore and other ferrous markets, which shows the benefits of clearing coking coal through CME Clearing.

Coking coal is a key component in steel manufacturing and our Coking Coal futures contracts are designed to meet industry needs for secure and efficient clearing of coking transactions. Our Australian Coking Coal products provide the tools you need to address price volatility and assist in price risk management.

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Key Benefits


  • A long history of proven reliability through CME ClearPort, backed by the strength of CME Clearing
  • Competitive fee schedule
  • Straight Through Processing (STP) directly into customer risk systems
  • Margined efficiently in the portfolio of products cleared through CME ClearPort, including iron ore
  • Futures contracts cleared through CME Clearing offer full regulatory protection
  • Coking Coal Overview


The foundation of CME ClearPort is the strength of the CME Clearing and its market-leading risk management. The benefits of CME Clearing include:

  • Instant confirmation that a trade is cleared — no delays while credit checks are carried out
  • A fund that ensures the safety and soundness of your cleared positions
  • 24-hour monitoring by an experienced risk management team
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
ALW ALW - ALW Australian Coking Coal (Platts) Low Vol Futures NYMEX Energy Coal - - Futures 0 0
ACT ACT - ACT FOB Australia Premium Hard Coking Coal (TSI) Futures NYMEX Energy Coal - - Futures 0 0
ACO ACO - ACO FOB Australia Premium Hard Coking Coal (TSI) Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Coal - - Options 0 0
Trade Date: 04 Dec 2020 | PRELIMINARY

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