EEX Group Monthly Volumes - August 2022

    EEX Group reports its August volumes with following highlights:

    • The trading volume on the European Power Spot market amounted to 50.4 TWh in August with the Intraday markets increasing by 13% to a total volume of 10.7 TWh.
    • The EEX European Power Derivatives market reached a volume of 259.1 TWh which is -17% as against August 2021, but an 7% increase compared with July 2022. EEX reported increases in Italian (+28%) and Belgian (+11%) as well as Dutch Power Futures (+166%), while the latter reached a new monthly record.
    • EEX Japanese power volumes increases by 24% to 877.9 GWh while the US Power Derivatives volume declined by 36%.

    Natural Gas

    • EEX Group’s global Natural Gas market achieved an increase of 216%, reaching a total trading volume of 574.9 TWh.
      • The EEX Natural Gas Spot reached a new monthly high with 296.8 TWh. This development was driven by the majority of the trading hubs with significant increases in the German THE (+274%) and the French PEG (+51%), both setting new records.
      • The EEX Natural Gas Derivatives markets more than tripled in comparison to August 2021 to reach 276.7 TWh, with strong increases across all market areas.


    • Trading in the European Environmental markets saw a spike by 17% to 59.2 million tonnes of CO2.
    • Overall, the Spot market volumes increased by 12%, while volumes on the European Emissions Derivatives increased by 27%.
    • US Environmental products reached a trading volume of 19,001 contracts.


    • The EEX Dry Freight market reported a total volume of 72,677 lots with Freight Options growing by 36% as against August 2021.

    Agricultural Products

    • Trading in EEX European Agricultural products doubled, reaching a total of 5,079 contracts.
      • European Dairy Futures increased by 108% to 2,581 contracts and European Processing Potato Futures grew by 104% to 2,498 contracts.

    Please click here to access the full EEX Group Monthly Volume report. The full report is also attached to this E-Mail.

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