Founded on February 28, 1993, Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) is one of the four futures exchanges under the supervision and administration of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), and also the only futures exchange in
Currently DCE has listed a total of 16 futures products, including corn, corn starch, No.1 soybean (non-GMO), No.2 soybean (GMO), soybean meal, soybean oil, RBD palm olein, egg, blockboard, fiberboard, linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polypropylene (PP), metallurgical coke, coking coal and iron ore, covering sectors of grain, oil and oil seeds, livestock, animal feed, forestry, chemical, energy, and metals.
In 2016, DCE’s trading volume and turnover were 1.537 billion contracts and RMB 61.41 trillion, respectively. According to Futures Industry Association (FIA), DCE was the 8th largest exchange in the world by trading volume in 2015.
Since its establishment, DCE has adhered to its regulatory operation and steady development. As one of
’s important futures exchanges with its authoritative domestic futures prices, DCE serves as a compass and a shelter for relevant production and operation and provides effective price references for
’s macroeconomic management. In recent years, DCE has successively conducted the market-oriented service project covering thousands of villages and households in the major grain-producing areas in Northeast China, including the training of futures-related knowledge, the free information service and the trial of the “Companies + Farmers, Futures + Orders” pattern. Besides, it has sponsored the market-oriented service project covering thousands of plants and businesses by promoting the pattern of the operation of the modern market and the involvement in the futures market. DCE has actively contributed to the construction of the regional financial center in Dalian and the revitalization of Northeast China by exploring the new road of the futures market service industry, cementing the market’s functions and boosting the sound development of relevant sectors.
The Chinese government has always attached great importance to DCE’s development. According to the “Plan of Revitalizing Northeast China” approved by the State Council in 2007, efforts should be made to propel the futures trading in a bid to build a major futures trading center in
by making full use of DCE. Moreover, the “12th Five-year Plan of Revitalizing Northeast China” approved by the State Council in March 2012 stressed that support should go to DCE for its expansion of services and mechanism rationalization of trading varieties so as to accelerate the construction of a major futures trading center in Asia. Gripping the development opportunities, DCE will keep striding on its way of shaping itself into a top-flight futures exchange.