China-based futures broker SDIC Essence Futures today announced that it will support customers in trading Chinese international derivatives markets through a newly strengthened strategic cooperation with CQG, a provider of high-performance technology solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers, and exchanges.

This strategic partnership will enable SDIC to provide access for international clients to trade the international futures products listed on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE), and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) via CQG.

SDIC Essence Futures provides professional futures brokerage, investment consulting, and asset management services to global clients.

Elizabeth Zhang, Head of the International Business Department of SDIC Essence Futures, commented:

“As we strengthen the strategic partnership with CQG, we aim to embrace CQG’s strong track record and widespread adoption across the world. A full array of our global clients can utilize CQG’s low-latency technology via several approved investment schemes, including OI (Overseas Intermediaries), QFII (Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors), NRA (Non-Resident Account), WFOE PFM (Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise, Private Fund Management), and more.”

Rick Chang, CQG’s General Manager of the Greater China Region, said:

“CQG has proudly taken a pioneering role, investing in China years ago by building local infrastructure via our Shanghai data center that offers fast, reliable connectivity to the Chinese exchanges. Since then, we’ve established great working relationships with Chinese domestic futures brokers. We are thrilled to further our collaboration with SDIC – one of our cornerstone partners that has stayed on the forefront of international development – through marketing and educational channels that will promote the China commodity markets to the world.”

CQG’s Asia Pacific presence also includes offices in Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.