September 28, 2016


The Managing Directors / Chief Executive Officers

All Commodity Derivatives Exchanges

Sub.: List of Commodities Notified under SCRA

1. Pursuant to the repeal of the Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952 (FCRA) and amendment to the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (SCRA), the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (bc) of section 2 of the SCRA and in consultation with the SEBI, have vide Notification No. S.O. 3068(E) dated September 27, 2016 notified the goods specified therein, for the purpose of clause (bc) of section 2 of the SCRA with effect from the date of the said notification.

A copy of the said notification is also annexed for ready reference.

2. The commodity derivatives contracts which are being traded on the commodity derivatives exchanges shall continue to be traded under the provisions of SCRA, 1956 and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder.

3. The provisions of this circular shall be effective from the date of the circular.

4. The Exchanges are advised to:

a. take steps to make necessary amendments to the relevant bye-laws, rules and regulations for the implementation of the same.

b. bring the provisions of this circular to the notice of the members of the Exchange and also to disseminate the same on their website.

c. communicate to SEBI, the status of the implementation of the provisions of this circular.

5. This circular is issued in exercise of powers conferred under Section 11 (1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market.

6. This circular is available on SEBI website under the category “Circulars” and “Info for Commodity Derivatives”.

Yours faithfully,

Vikas Sukhwal
Deputy General Manager
Division of Market Policy
Commodity Derivatives Market Regulation Department


(Department of Economic Affairs)


New Delhi, the 27th September, 2016

S.O. 3068(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (bc) of section 2 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, (42 of 1956), the Central Government in consultation with the Securities and Exchange Board of India established under section 3 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), hereby notifies the goods specified in the Schedule for the purposes of clause (bc) of section 2 of the said Act, namely:-




S. No.




1. Bajra
2. Barley
3. Gram (including Dal)
4. Jowar
5. Kulthi
6. Lakh (Khesari)
7. Maize/Corn
8. Masoor (including dals)
9. Moong and Products (including Chuni, Dal)
10. Moth
11. Peas (including Yellow Peas)
12. Ragi
13. Rice or Paddy (Including Basmati)
14. Small Millets (KodanKulti, Kodra, Korra, Vargu, Sawan, Rala, Kakun, Samai, Vari and B anti)
15. Tur/Arhar (Including Chuni, Dal)
16. Urad/Mash (Including Dal)
17. Wheat



18. Castor Complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
19. Coconut / Copra complex (including seed / fruit, oil, oilcake)
20. Cottonseed complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
21. Palm oil complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
22. Groundnut complex (including nut, oil, oilcake)
23. Linseed complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
24. Rapeseed Mustardseed complex (including seed, oil, oilcake, meal)
25. Rice bran complex (including bran, oil, oilcake)
26. Safflower complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
27. Sesamum complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)
28. Soy complex (including bean, oil, oilcake, meal)
29. Sunflower complex (including seed, oil, oilcake)



30. Aniseed
31. Cardamom
32. Celeryseed
33. Chillies
34. Cinnamon
35. Cloves
36. Coriander seed
37. Ginger
38. Jeera (Cumin seed)
39. Methi
40. Nutmegs
41. Pepper
42. Turmeric



43. Aluminium
44. Brass
45. Copper
46. Iron Ore
47. Lead
48. Nickel
49. Pig Iron
50. Sponge Iron
51. Steel
52. Tin
53. Zinc



54. Gold (including variants such as coins, bars etc.)
55. Platinum (including variants such as bars etc.)
56. Silver (including variants such as coins, bars etc.)



57. Diamond



58. Art Silk Yarn
59. Cotton complex (including Kapas, fibre, loose, half-pressed, full-pressed, yarn, pods, cloth)
60. Jute and Jute goods (including raw jute, mesta, hessian, sackings, cloth, bags, twines, yarns and any other products made of jute)
61. Staple Fibre Yarn



62. Carbon Credit
63. Coal (including variants such as coking, thermal, lignite etc.)
64. Crude Oil
65. Electricity
66. Bio-fuel (Including Ethanol, Bio-diesel)
67. Furnace Oil
68. Gasoline/Petrol
69. Diesel
70. Methanol
71. Natural Gas



72. Gur
73. Sugar (including S, M and other grades and khandsari)



74. Cocoa
75. Coffee
76. Rubber
77. Tea



78. Almond



79. Betelnuts
80. Camphor
81. Chara or Berseem (including chara seed or berseem seed)
82. Eggs
83. Gram Husk (Gram Chilka)
84. Guar Seed and products (including Guar Gum split, Guar Gum powder, Korma, Churi)
85. Isabgol
86. Mentha Oil and Products (including Crystals, Flakes etc.)
87. Onion
88. Polymer
89. Potato
90. Seedlac
91. Shellac

[F. No. 17/2/2016-CD]


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