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What is the “Dalian Commodity Exchange”?

The Dalian Commodity Exchange is the largest mainland China commodities exchange, founded in 1993. Its significance is derived from capturing much of the Chinese domestic market share of futures contracts, and is a major player in the global futures industry. The Dalian Commodity Exchange captures approximately 2% of all global market share futures. In 2006, the trading company Louis Dreyfus became the first foreign member of this important exchange, with more than 160 brokers representing approximately 160,000 investors among its members. Typical commodities exchanged at Dalian include soybeans, soy meal, soy oil, corn, palm oil, and linear low-density polyethene.



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