Hot on the heels of the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE)’s launch of a new crude oil futures contract, which has been made available to overseas investors, the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) has announced that their existing iron ore futures contract will be made accessible to overseas investors. The DCE published its final rules on 27 March 2018.
This client briefing seeks to discuss:
- the main features of the DCE iron ore futures contract;
- the two routes by which the overseas investor can access the iron ore futures contract;
- its settlement through physical delivery feature; and
- the general trends which may emerge as a result of the INE and the DCE’s decisions to make commodities futures contracts available to overseas investors