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UCOME Biodiesel (RED Compliant) FOB ARA (Argus) vs Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 100 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.001 per metric ton = $0.10
Product Code CME Globex: UCS
CME ClearPort: UCS
Clearing: UCS
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for 18 consecutive months 
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the bid and ask quotations from Argus Biofuels publication for UCOME under the heading "RED biodiesel" for "UCOME fob ARA range” 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 Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract when the settlement price of the 2nd nearby ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures. 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 terminates on the last London and U.S. business day of the contract month
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1266
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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