EEX Press Release – EEX Group Monthly Volumes - April 2022

    EEX Group reports their April volumes with the following highlights:


    • The European Power Spot markets reached a total volume of 50.0 TWh: 39.2 TWh were traded in the Day-Ahead markets while the Intraday markets reached 10.8 TWh during the last month. 
    • Trading in European Power Derivatives amounted to 219.6 TWh, with increases in the Dutch (+41%), Austrian (+8%) and Swiss Power Futures (+51%). 
    • The US Power Derivatives market increased by 14% to 244.2 TWh.

    Natural Gas

    • The European Natural Gas Spot market reached a total volume of 276.7 TWh which marks an increase of 78% compared to April 2021.
    • All Spot market areas showed increased volumes. Trading in the German THE (+59%), French PEG (+51%), British NBP (+2486%) and Belgian ZTP hub (+105%) reached record volumes. 
    • The European Natural Gas Derivatives market increased to 208.5 TWh. 
    • Most of the trading hubs posted strong volume increases, among them the German THE (+614%), the Dutch TTF (+138%), the French PEG (+744%) and the Austrian CEGH hub (+262%). 
    • The US Gas Derivatives market reached a trading volume of 1.2 TWh during April.


    • The European Environmental market reached a total trading volume of 84.3 million tonnes of CO2. Thereof a volume of 36.4 million tonnes of CO2 was traded in European Emission Derivatives, driven by the Emissions Futures which increased by 29%. 
    • Trading in US Environmental products resulted in 15,749 contracts.


    • Trading in EEX Dry Bulk Freight amounted to 41,683 lots in April.

    Agricultural Products

    • The EEX Dairy Futures continued the positive development of the last months. In total, the Dairy volume increased by 20% to 3,781 contracts which is the second highest volume for these products (previous record: 3,923 contracts in September 2018). In particular, trading in Butter Futures (+23%) and Skimmed Milk Powder Futures (+10%) contributed to this result.

    Please find the full report attached.

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