Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has issued early data for trading under its polypropylene (PP) futures contract, which show a slide in volumes since start-up on 28 February.

On the first day, 202 contracts were concluded – equivalent to 1,010 tons of PP – with a peak of 245 deals on 4 March. Yet volumes have since declined, averaging 12 transactions per day in May. (CONTINUED - 266 WORDS)