Dalian Commodities Exchange - DCE

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DEFINITION of 'Dalian Commodities Exchange - DCE'

One of China's four futures exchanges. It is located in Dalian, China, which is a northeastern province. It was founded on February 28, 1993, and is a self-regulating, not-for-profit entity. It operates in both electronic and open outcry trading.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Dalian Commodities Exchange - DCE'

The DCE trades in primarily agricultural and industrial produce-based futures. Examples of futures contracts traded on the DCE include: soybeans, corn, palm oil, soybean oil and related product futures. By volume it is the largest of China's futures exchanges.

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