China is World's Biggest Market for Commodities Futures, Regulator Says

China has become the world’s biggest market for commodities futures trading, the country’s security regulator said.

Futures trading volume in China has surged 51 percent from a year ago while turnover jumped 137 percent, Jiang Yang, chairman assistant of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, said at a conference in Guangzhou today, without providing details.

--William Bi. Editors: Jim McDonald

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