China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) is a demutualized exchange dedicated to the trading, clearing and settlement of financial futures, options and other derivatives. On September 8, 2006, with the approval of the State Council and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), CFFEX was established in Shanghai by Shanghai Futures Exchange, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange, Dalian Commodity Exchange, Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. The establishment of CFFEX bears great strategic significance in deepening the financial market reform, enhancing the financial system and performing functions of the financial market so as to adapt to the economic "new normal".
Founded on February 28, 1993, Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) is one of the four futures exchanges under the supervision and administration of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), and also the only futures exchange in Northeast China .
Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) is organized under relevant rules and regulations. A self-regulated entity, it performs functions that are specified in its bylaws and state laws and regulations. It is regulated by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). At present, futures contracts' underlying commodities, i.e., gold, silver, copper, aluminum, lead, steel rebar, steel wire rod, natural rubber, fuel oil and zinc, are listed for trading.
Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) is the first pilot futures market approved by the State Council. Being one of the four futures exchanges in China, ZCE is under the vertical management of China Securities Regulatory Commission.
Shanghai International Energy Exchange Co., Ltd. (INE), is an international exchange which is registered in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone on Nov. 6, 2013. It is jointly initiated and established by relevant entities including the Shanghai Futures Exchange, and open to worldwide participants. INE operates the listing, clearing and delivery of energy derivatives including crude oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, etc.