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  • EAC Trading Operations
    COMMODITY TRADING
    EAX trades commodities through

    auction, spot and forward contracts.
  • EAX warehouse operations

    Warehouse Operations

    Storage for your grains

    Grading and certification of the quality

    and the quantity

  • EAX Trading Operations
    COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT
    Guarantee quantity and quality of your grain.

    Issue electronic warehouse receipt

    to facilitate access to finance
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    MARKET INFORMATION
    We discover and inform the public

    about commodity market prices

Who we are

EAX is regional commodity exchange offering commodity trade services in Rwanda and East Africa Community (EAC) common markets (173 million consumers) in key staples food crops such as Maize, Beans and Soya.

EAX deals with high quality products meeting the requirement of EAC standards. Key value proposition is guarantees on quantity and quality of farmers' grains, reliability of trade and settlement services and high level of risk mitigation.

The company was created in 2013 to further strengthen EAC regional integration by developing a common and coherent financial sector in agriculture, energy and mining. EAX links deprived rural farmers to financial markets. It offers financial product development to its members and facilitates trades regionally and worldwide.

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Latest News

3 Way Partnership: L-R; Lee Gachomba, Head of SME, ABC Bank; Dr. Jendayi Frazer, EAX Board Chair; Stephen Muchiri, East Africa Farmer Federation CEO

EAST AFRICA EXCHANGE (EAX) SETTLES A 200 MILLION DEAL IN GRAIN TRADE FINANCING WITH EAST AFRICA FARMER FEDERATION AND ABC BANK

Farmers will now be able to access affordable credit services from ABC bank. The bank, in a collaborative initiative with the East Africa Exchange are soon to launch a grain trade finance credit lin...

Fri 6 May 2016, 12:00 am
South Sudan civil servants delegation with Dr. Kadri

SOUTH SUDAN CIVIL SERVANTS DELEGATION PAYS A VISIT TO EAX

On Thursday April 28, a delegation comprising of 35 people from South Sudan paid a visit to EAX headquarters at Kigali City Tower, the main purpose of the study tour was to learn about the workings ...

Wed 4 May 2016, 12:00 am
Nzamwita Eric, EAX certified Individual member

NZAMWITA ERIC, TESTIFYING HOW EAX HELPED IN REDUCING COST IN COMMODITY TRADE IN RWANDA

As a trader of agricultural commodities in Rwanda, I came to know about EAX in a period of scarcity of commodities in the market, during the month of September and October. EAX helped be becaus...

Tue 15 Mar 2016, 12:00 am
Dr. Michael Piwowar and delegates posing at the EAX Country Manager Dr. Kadri Alfah

US SECURITIES AND EXCHANGES REGULATOR CALLS ON EAX IN KIGALI

The Commissioner of the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr. Michael Piwowar visited the East Africa Exchange (EAX based in Kigali on Friday 19th February 2016. This visit was part of the in...

Tue 23 Feb 2016, 12:00 am

EAX trade focuses on agriculture products

EAX trading operations aims primarily to transform agriculture in East Africa region by creating more bargaining power for smallholders farmes, including access to price information, storage facilities and bank financing based on electronic warehouse receipt system. The fundamental focus is to increase Africas global trade competitiveness by building economies of scale. This will foster Africa's capital markets in agriculture commodities and promote liquidity in the market. EAX carefully selected commodity products that can be stored for longer period of time (at least 9 months of storage in order to improve their selling strategies.  Agricultural commodities traded at EAX are...

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EAX operates a fully automated trading platform where participants can buy and sell products from the convenience of their location of choice, or trade from trading terminals provided by the Exchange. The trading platform is powered by NASDAQ OMX and can facilitate auctions, reverse auctions, spot trading, forwards trading, and futures trading.

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Friday 26 August 2016 EAX market prices

  • WM1: 280RWF 10
  • WM2: 275RWF 15
  • WM3: 270RWF 5
  • WM4: 265RWF 15
  • BS1: 400FRW 10
  • BS2: 390FRW 10
  • BS3: 380FRW 5
  • BS4: 370FRW 5

WM: White Maize, BS: Beans, Number: Grade

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