The Committee to suggest steps for fulfilling the objectives of Price-discovery and Risk Management of Commodity Derivatives Market

In December 2013, the Ministry of Finance, had set up a committee to suggest steps to fulfill the objectives of price discovery and risk management in commodity futures markets with Shri D.S.Kolamkar as the chairperson. The objective of the committee was:

  1. To examine whether, after over a decade of liberalization of legal/regulatory framework and reforms in exchange architecture, the commodity futures market has fulfilled the basic objectives of price-discovery and price-risk management,
  2. If not, what are the constraints which impede the futures market from achieving these objectives, and,
  3. To suggest ways to remove the constraints.

The report                                                                                                            Ministry of Finance
April 2014