ICIS Fertilizer Price Assessments to be Used by CME Group’s Clearing Services for Swap Futures

By Icis, PRNE
Sunday, July 10, 2011

LONDON, July 11, 2011 -


ICIS, a trusted provider of benchmark pricing information and
news to the global fertilizer, petrochemical and energy markets, is
delighted to announce that ICIS is supplying independent price
assessments for use in the CME Group’s clearing services for four
new fertilizer swap futures.

The price assessments produced by ICIS will be used by the CME
Group to financially settle contracts. ICIS is renowned for
offering impartial and reliable pricing information, news and
market commentary to key players in the fertilizer, petrochemical
and energy markets. Our fertilizer prices and market intelligence
is published in our weekly report, The Market.  ICIS also
publishes outlook information and detailed analysis for key
fertilizer commodities which can be used to build and assess
trends.  The Outlook reports are published monthly.

The CME group fertilizer swap futures which ICIS is providing
price assessments for are:

  • Urea (Granular) FOB NOLA Swap Future
  • UAN FOB Us Gulf Coast Swap Future
  • DAP FOB Tampa Swap Future
  • DAP FOB NOLA Swap Future

“ICIS is pleased to provide price assessments to the CME Group,
as we believe the swap futures will provide an excellent tool to
the fertilizer industry to manage fertilizer price volatility”,
said ICIS Head of Fertilizers, Antonella Harrison.

For details about our fertilizer pricing information, please
visit href="www.icis.com/staticpages/fertilizerportfolio.htm">www.icis.com/staticpages/fertilizerportfolio.htm

For more information about ICIS, the pricing intelligence we
offer, and the commodities that we cover, please visit href="www.icis.com/">www.icis.com or contact:

About ICIS

ICIS is well established as a global provider of benchmark price
and news intelligence for the chemical, oil, fertilizer and energy
industries, assisting companies in global commodity markets to
improve their revenues and profits by providing high quality,
timely, commercially useful information, business leads and brand
positioning across the world.

ICIS’ global team of more than 500 people based in London,
Houston, Singapore, New York, Washington, Shanghai, Moscow and
Mumbai strives to deliver definitive global chemical, fertilizer
& energy market intelligence.

To find out more visit href="www.icis.com/">www.icis.com

About Reed Business Information

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brands to an audience of 30 million decision makers worldwide
through its multi-platform media of web products, magazines,
exhibitions, conferences and industry awards.  Reed Business
Information is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of
professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal
and Risk and Business sectors.

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Richard Haddrell
Email: href="mailto:Richard.Haddrell@icis.com">Richard.Haddrell@icis.com

Phone: +44(0)20-8652-3345


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