Mini-Polypropylene Futures

Polypropylene Futures (PP)


Trading Unit ( 1 lot)


5 metric tonnes per contract

Quality Specification

General Purpose Fibre (raffia) extrusion grade

Parameter Test Method Values
Melt Flow Rate(g/10Min 230C/2.16 kg) ISO 1133 2.5-4.0
Tensile Yield Stress ISO 527 29 Minimum
FDA Status 21CFR 177.1520 (c) 1.1 Compliant
EU Food Contact Status EU Directive 2002/72/EC and its amendments Compliant
Dubai World Central or Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone Delivery
Material must be free from contaminants and consistent with industry best practice
Material must be free flowing clean cut pellets suitable for use in both volumetric and gravimetric feeders
Without Additives other than the producer’s standard anti-oxidant and acid neutralizer package


Price Quote

USD per MT

Minimum Tick Size

USD 1.00

Minimum Tick Value

USD 5.00

Price Basis

In warehouse (INWH), Duty unpaid at DGCX Approved Warehouse Delivery at Seller's option

Delivery Months

Up to 12 calendar months at any time

Trading Days

Monday through Friday

Trading Hours

0700- 1500hours Dubai Time

Last Day of Trading

0700- 1500hours Dubai Time

New Contract Listing

First Trading Day after the Last Trading Day

Wholesale Trades

EFS, EFP, Block trade facilities available with minimum permitted block size of 50 lots

Time Limit for EFP/EFS/Block Trade Registration

Up to 15 minutes after cessation of trading on any Trading Day

New Contract Listing

Business Day immediately following the Last Trading Day

Daily Price Movement Limit

Initial Margin based on SPAN

Calendar Spread Margin

Maximum Open Position Limit

Maximum Order size

No Limit, Note 1*

USD 200 (subject to change from time to time)

100% benefit is offered on calendar spread positions

As determined by the Exchange from time to time

200 Contracts

Delivery Type

Financial Settlement

Final Settlement Price

The Final Settlement Price Methodology shall be derived from the conditions listed below on the underlying 25MT contract: (a) Value Weighted Average Price (VWAP) of all trades executed in last 10 minutes of the Last Trading Day (b) If no trades have been executed in the last 10 minutes, the VWAP of last 15 trades executed during the Last Trading Day provided 15 trades are executed (c) If 15 trades have not occurred, the VWAP of all trades executed during the Last Trading Day (d) Where there are no trades executed during Last Trading Day, the price midway between outright bids and offers during the last 10 minute period

Note 1*: There will be no limits on intra-day price movements, however to restrict data-entry errors the system will not allow entry of orders having prices higher or lower than US$50 as compared to the Previous Close Price. Exchange shall relax the intra-day price range for the prices of the contract approaching the US$50 limit