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


  • FIA asks CFTC to sunset large trader reporting for commodity swaps

    FIA, joined by ISDA, has responded to the CFTC’s notice of intent to renew the collection of large trader reporting (LTR) data for physical commodity swaps. The associations reiterate and build on requests they have made in recent years for the CFTC to sunset the LTR rules for swaps, which were envisioned as a temporary measure while the CFTC stood up its comprehensive swap reporting framework under Dodd-Frank.

  • LME nickel futures - bouncing back

    In the two years after the London Metal Exchange was forced to close its nickel market and cancel $12 billion in trades, the exchange has worked hard to win back the confidence of market participants through a number of reforms. Trading volumes are rising again, but open interest has not fully recovered, and two new competitors have emerged.

  • 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.