Our member firms doing business in commodity markets play crucial role for the global economy by facilitating price discovery and helping end-users manage risk.

Commodities Events

Throughout the year, FIA hosts a variety of regional forums worldwide focusing on physical commodity and derivatives markets.

FIA Forum: Commodities 2023


FIA Forum: Leipzig 2023


  • CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee holds meeting in Kansas

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Agricultural Advisory Committee held a meeting on 11 April, in Overland Park, Kansas. This meeting preceded AgCon2024, the third Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference hosted by the CFTC and the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at Kansas State University.

  • FIA responds to FCA consultation on derivatives markets transparency

    FIA welcomes the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposals regarding the revised bond and derivative transparency regime in the UK. Resilient and robust markets are of key importance to FIA members and FIA supports the consultation’s stated aim of streamlining transparency requirements so that they better reflect the nature and depth of liquidity in the market. 

  • FIA supports IOSCO’s good practices for voluntary carbon markets

    On 1 March FIA responded to a public consultation issued by the International Organization of Securities Commissions outlining a proposed set of “good practices” to promote the integrity and orderly functioning of voluntary carbon markets (VCMs). In the response, FIA commended IOSCO for fostering a much-needed dialogue on the issues surrounding the development of VCMs.

  • FIA responds to FCA commodities consultation CP23/27

    FIA has submitted a response to the FCA’s commodity consultation. The FCA proposals are based on the UK’s wholesale markets review, initiated by HM Treasury in 2021. While FIA supports FCA’s goals of promoting market integrity and resilience, it is concerned about FCA’s proposed approach to the ancillary activities exemption.