EEX trading results for February 2019

EEX trading results for February 2019

EEX significantly increases trading volumes in power, freight and agricultural products

In February 2019, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) increased volumes on its power derivatives markets by 31% to 359.3 TWh (February 2018: 274.3 TWh). In particular, significant increases in the German Phelix-DE product (248.4 TWh, + 62%) as well as in the Spanish market (13.1 TWh, +56%) contributed to this development. Volumes in the Dutch market more than doubled to 4.0 TWh (February 2018: 1.6 TWh). In the Central and South-Eastern European (CSEE) markets, EEX almost tripled its trading volumes year-on-year to 14.0 TWh (February 2018: 4.9 TWh).


Emission Allowances

On the EEX markets for emission allowances, trading volumes totaled 91.3 million tonnes of CO2 in February (February 2018: 144.2 million tonnes of CO2). EUA Primary Market Auctions contributed 51.6 million tonnes of CO2 to the total volume. On the secondary market, trading volumes totaled 39.6 million tonnes of CO(February 2018: 69.1 million tonnes of CO2).


Agricultural Products

Throughout February, trading volumes in agricultural products increased by 18% to 3,948 contracts (February 2018: 3,334 contracts). In the dairy segment, the volume reached 1,499 contracts (equal to 7,495 tonnes). In processing potatoes, volumes increased by 50% to 2,449 contracts (equal to 61,225 tonnes).

Global Commodities

In freight futures which are available for trade registration, trading volumes more than tripled to 5,190 contracts in February (February 2018: 1,535 contracts).


The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group.

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