PTA Contract


PurifiedTerephthalic Acid(PTA)

Trading Unit

5 metric tons/lot

Price Quotation

Chinese yuan (CNY) per metric ton

Minimum Price Fluctuation

CNY2/metric ton

Daily Price Limit

±4% of the settlement price of the previous trading day;

Refer to relevant provisions on daily price limit under the Measures for the Administration of Risk Controlof Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

Minimum Trading Margin

5% of contract value

Contract Month

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August,September, October, November, and December

Trading Hours

Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Beijing time)

Other trading hours stipulated by Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

Last Trading Day

The 10th trading day of the delivery month

Last Delivery Day

The 12th trading day of the delivery month

Grade and Quality

See the Detailed Rules for Futures Delivery of Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange for details

Delivery Point

Delivery warehousesdesignated by Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

Delivery Method

Physical delivery

Product Code


Listed Exchange

Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange