EEX Trading Results in August: Clear double-digit growth in power markets for Germany, the Netherlands and South-Eastern Europe

EEX Trading Results in August: Clear double-digit growth in power markets for Germany, the Netherlands and South-Eastern Europe

In August 2019, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) increased its volume on the power derivatives market by 4% to 282.2 TWh compared to the previous year (August 2018: 271.3 TWh). The Dutch power market recorded the largest growth rate of 62% with a volume of 2.1 TWh (August 2018: 1.3 TWh). On the markets for Central- and South-Eastern Europe, trading volumes increased by 50% to 15.5 TWh (August 2018: 10.4 TWh). The German Phelix-DE market contributed the largest share to the overall volume at 193.8 TWh and a year-on-year increase of 28% (August 2018: 151.0 TWh).

Emission Allowances

In the EEX emissions trading market, the volume amounted to 68.5 million tonnes of CO2 in August (August 2018: 252.1 million tonnes of CO2). The primary market auctions contributed 29.2 million tonnes of CO2 to the total volume. In the secondary market, the volume amounted to 39.3 million tonnes of CO2 (August 2018: 212.4 million tonnes of CO2).

Agricultural Products

In August, the volume in agricultural products amounted to 6,239 contracts (August 2018: 6,257 contracts). The volume in processing potatoes amounted to 5,038 contracts (equivalent to 125,950 tonnes of goods equivalent). The derivatives market for dairy products reached a volume of 1,201 contracts (equivalent to 6,005 tonnes of goods equivalent).

Freight

EEX trading volumes in freight increased almost 4-fold with 3,514 lots traded in August ’19 (August 2018: 880 lots).

 

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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