Western Barley futures are delivered every year in March, May, July, October, and December.
The following is a table with Western Barley futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.
|Delivery Month||Full Ticker Symbol||Thomson-Reuters Symbol|
One Western Barley futures contract on the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange is 20 tonnes.
$15.00/tonne above or below previous settlement.
Trading Day preceding the fifteenth calendar day of the delivery month.
Contract deliverable grades shall be based on primary elevator grade standards as established by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC).Non-commercially clean Canadian barley with maximum dockage of 2%; all other specifications to meet No. 1 Canada Western (CW) barley at par; or Deliverable at $5.00/net tonne discount: same specs as above with a minimum testweight of 288 grams/0.5 litre but less than 303 grams/0.5 litre; or Deliverable at $15.00/net tonne discount: same specs as above with a minimum testweight of 276 grams/0.5 litre but less than 288 grams/0.5 litre; or Deliverable at $2.00/net tonne premium: same specs as above with a test weight of at least 312 grams/0.5 litre.