FFA market shifts further towards clearing

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) - which measures the cost of shipping 'dry' commodities (such as iron ore, coal, grain) across the globe - plunged 94% from 11,793 on May 20 to 663 on December 5 last year as global trade slowed sharply. Average weekly volumes of dry bulk FFAs - the standard derivative contract for dry commodities - fell by 38% in the final quarter of 2008 compared with the first three quarters, from 46,053 trades to 28,349. FFAs on capesize vessels - 100,000 dead weight tons or over

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Risk.net? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.


Want to know what’s included in our free registration? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

Chartis Energy50 2023

The latest iteration of Chartis' Energy50 2023 ranking and report considers the key issues in today’s energy space, and assesses the vendors operating within it

2021 brings big changes to the carbon market landscape

ZE PowerGroup Inc. explores how newly launched emissions trading systems, recently established task forces, upcoming initiatives and the new US President, Joe Biden, and his administration can further the drive towards tackling the climate crisis

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here