EEX trading results for March 2019

EEX trading results for March 2019

EEX: Freight volumes reach all-time high, power volumes increase by 57%

In March 2019, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) increased volumes on its power derivatives markets by 57% to 348.3 TWh (March 2018: 222.4 TWh). In particular, the German Phelix-DE product (234.6 TWh, +75%) as well as the Italian market (56.7 TWh, +58%) contributed to this development. Furthermore, volumes on the markets for Austria (1.4 TWh), Spain (11.9 TWh) and Central/South-Eastern Europe (13.1 TWh) also increased significantly.

Emission Allowances

On the EEX markets for emission allowances, trading volumes totaled 101.1 million tonnes of CO2 in March (March 2018: 246.6 million tonnes of CO2). Primary Market Auctions contributed 55.5 million tonnes of CO2 to the total volume. On the secondary market, trading volumes totaled 45.7 million tonnes of CO(March 2018: 171.6 million tonnes of CO2).

Agricultural Products

Throughout March, trading volumes in agricultural products increased by 6% to 3,914 contracts (March 2018: 3,678 contracts). In the dairy segment, the volume reached 1,485 contracts (equal to 7,505 tonnes). In processing potatoes, volumes increased by 10% to 2,429 contracts (equal to 60,725 tonnes).

Freight

Trading volumes in Freight increased 4-fold with 9,430 lots traded in March (March 2018: 2,270 lots). This represents by far the highest monthly volume in this market. The previous record totaled 7,025 lots and was achieved in October 2018.

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.

EEX – Monthly Figures Report for March 2019

Power Derivatives Market

Monthly volume
MWh

Monthly volume – previous year
MWh

Total

348,329,622

222,418,321

Phelix-DE Futures

234,623,078

134,403,523

Phelix-AT Futures

1,379,499

68,469

Phelix DE/AT Futures

498,563

7,095,680

French Futures

21,648,592

24,351,280

Italian Futures

56,704,161

35,982,839

Spanish Futures

11,938,251

5,357,224

Dutch Futures

3,125,711

4,094,998

Central/South-Eastern European (CSEE) Markets

13,136,003

4,302,313

Further markets

553,284

722,995

Options markets

4,722,480

6,039,000

CO2 Emissions Market

Monthly volume
tonnes of CO2

Monthly volume – previous year
tonnes of CO2

Total

101,133,000

246,647,000

EUA Spot Market

- thereof: Primary Market Auctions

- thereof: Secondary Market

65,476,000

54,842,000

10,634,000

87,247,000

75,090,000

12,157,000

EUAA Spot Market (Primary Market Auctions)

640,000

0

CER Spot Market

49,000

4,000

EUA Futures

33,468,000

86,896,000

EUA Options

1,500,000

72,500,000

Agricultural Products

Monthly volume
Number of contracts

Monthly volume
– previous year
Number of contracts

Total

3,914

3,678

Processing Potatoes

2,429

2,212

Dairy Products

1,485

1,466

Global Commodities

Monthly volume
Number of contracts

Monthly volume
– previous year
Number of contracts

Freight Futures

9,430

2,270