The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order granting the Tokyo Commodity Exchange––an exchange subject to the regulatory supervision of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries––registration as a foreign board of trade. The order of registration permits US market participants to directly access the Tokyo Commodity Exchange’s order entry and trade matching system. To comply with the order of registration, the Tokyo Commodity Exchange must adhere to the requirements applicable to foreign boards of trade in Part 48 of the CTFC’s Regulations.

The order of registration is available here.