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Agricultural Product and Food Futures

Corn Futures

Corn, mainly imported from China, U.S. and Brazil, can be primary used as livestock feed, ethanol, even in the manufacture of plastics, solvent and industrial products. By trading Corn Futures, corn merchandisers, produces and food processors can effectively manage the price risk. The contract months of Corn Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are March, May, July, September and December. The factors would influence the price including seasonal factors, demand and supply and etc.

Soybean Futures

Soybeans contain high protein and fat characteristics and its primary uses as livestock feed, edible oil and other food. Also, it can derive soybean meal and soybean oil. The contract months of Soybean Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are January, March, May, July, August, September and November.

Soybean Meal Futures

Soybean meal is the most favorable in the feed ingredients used in animal feed because of high protein and is most widely used in food for pigs and poultry. The contract months of Soybean Meal Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are January, March, May, July, September, October and December. The contract size is 100 Short Tons. The factors influence the price including the demand and supply of substitute products, exchange rate, etc.

Soybean Oil Futures

Soybean oil is extracted from soybean. The production of soybean oil is the world‘s first edible oil production. It takes two-thirds of total U.S. oil production. The contract months of Soybean Oil Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are January, March, May, July, September, October and December. The contract size is 60000 pounds.

Wheat Futures

 Wheat is a plant which is widely cultivated in the world. It is the second largest output of food crops in the world. It can be used to produce food and animal feed. The contract month of Wheat Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are March, May, July, September and December. The contract size is 5000 bushels.

Oat Futures

Oat is the seeds of cereal. It is most commonly used as human food and animal feed, it can be used to brew beer and whiskey. The contract months of Oat Futures in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) are March, May, July, September and December. Economy, agricultural policies, etc could influence the price.

Cotton Futures

Cotton can be used as the production of cotton textiles. It is the necessity of manufacture of clothing. China, the United States, India are countries which has the highest output of cotton in the world. The contract months of Cotton Futures in the New York Board of Trade are March, May, July, September and December. The factors would influence its price including cotton outputs, seasonal factors, etc.

Coffee Futures

Coffee beans can make coffee. It is favorable drink in society. The Coffee Futures in the New York Board of Trade is ’C’ contract which is the benchmark for the price of coffee beans. Seasonal factors and government policy would influence the price.

Cocoa Futures

Cocoa grows from seed in fruit of cocoa tree. Each fruit of the cocoa tree can be obtained about 20-25 grains of cocoa beans. The Cocoa Futures in New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) is the benchmark for the price of cocoa in the world. The factors would influence it s price including cocoa outputs, demand and supply and etc.

Sugar No.11 Futures

Sugar is a term for a class of edible crystalline carbohydrates, mainly sucrose, lactose and fructose characterized by sweet flavors. It is the main ingredients in production of beverages and food. The contract months of Sugar No.11 Futures in The New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) are March, May, July and October.

FCOJ-A Future

Frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ) futures in Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is the benchmark for the price of frozen concentrated orange juice in the market. The contract months of FCOJ-A future in the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) are January, March, May, July, September and November.