Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange was established on October 12, 1990. It is China's first futures exchange and the only futures exchange in the central and western regions of China.
The trading varieties include strong gluten wheat, common wheat, PTA, No. 1 cotton, sugar, rapeseed oil, early indica rice, glass, rapeseed, rapeseed meal, methanol and other 16 futures varieties.
Shanghai Futures Exchange was established on November 26, 1990.
Currently, 11 futures varieties are listed and traded, including gold, silver, copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, rebar, wire rod, fuel oil, and natural rubber asphalt.
Dalian Commodity Exchange was established on February 28, 1993 and is the only futures exchange in Northeast China.
15 futures varieties such as corn, yellow soybean No. 1, yellow soybean No. 2, soybean meal, soybean oil, palm oil, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, plastic, coke, coking coal, iron ore, plywood, fiberboard, and eggs are listed and traded.
China Financial Futures Exchange was established in Shanghai on September 8, 2006, and is the fourth futures exchange in China.
The trading varieties include stock index futures and treasury bond futures.
Approved by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“the CSRC”), the Shanghai International Energy Exchange Co., Ltd., or INE, is an international exchange that is jointly initiated and established by relevant entities including the Shanghai Futures Exchange, and open to global futures participants. As a self-regulated entity, INE discharges its duties pursuant to the Company Law, the Regulations on the Administration of Futures Trading and relevant rules and regulations prescribed by the CSRC.
Registered in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone on November 6th, 2013, INE operates the listing, clearing, settlement and delivery of futures, options and other derivatives, formulates business rules, implements self-regulation, publishes market information, and provides technology, venue and facility services.
Established on 19 April 2021, GFEX is the fifth futures exchange in mainland China. Based in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, GFEX seeks to become an innovative and market-oriented exchange with international influence, focusing on serving the real economy and green development initiatives.