India has 25 commodities exchanges with a futures trading volume of Rs 5.71 trillion in 2004-05. As many as 94 commodities (as of Dec 06) are traded. These include agricultural staples such as rice, wheat, cotton, pulses and edible oils, spices, metals, crude oil, natural gas and polymer. NCDEX (55 % share), MCX (25 % share), NBOT and NMCE are the largest commodity exchanges.
- National Spot Exchange for Agricultural Produce
- National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange Ltd. (NCDEX)
- NCDEX is India's largest commodity exchange with trading volumes of Rs 8.71 trillion in 2005 and is now ranked as the third largest agricultural commodity derivatives exchange in the world. Deliveries of over 110 000 tons of 18 different commodities incl. sugar, urad (black matpe), tur (pidgeon pea), guarseed (clusterbean), gum and pepper were made in Q1/05-06. NCDEX is rated as the third largest agricultural exchange having handled over 43 m traded contracts in 2005. Selected metal and energy commodities are also traded.
- Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX)
- MCX is the second largest commodity exchange with trading volumes of Rs 6.85 trillion in 2005.
- NBOT - National Board of Trade, Indore
- NMCEIL - National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
- The Bombay Commodity Exchange Ltd.
- IPSTA - India Pepper and Spice Trade Association
- The East India Jute & Hessian Exchange Ltd.
- Surendranagar Cotton and Oilseeds Association
- Ahmedabad Commodity Exchange Ltd.
- Chamber of Commerce - Hapur
- The Rajkot Seed Oil and Bullion Merchants Association
- The Central India Commercial Exchange Ltd. - Gwalior
- Bikaner Commodity Exchange
- e-Commodities Ltd.
- Haryana Commodities Ltd. - Hissar
- Esugarindia Limited.
- First Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. - Kochi
- The East India Cotton Association - Mumbai
- Rajdhani Oils and Oilseeds Exchange Ltd. - Delhi
- Vijay Beopar Chamber Ltd. - Muzaffarnagar
- The Meerut Agro Commodities Exchange Co. Ltd. - Meerut
- The Kanpur Commodity Exchange Ltd.
- Bhatinda Om & Oil Exchange Ltd.