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We source, store, blend and deliver physical commodities reliably, efficiently and responsibly anywhere in the world.

With 66 offices in 38 countries, our network extends to every corner of the globe.

Trafigura is exclusively owned by its management and active employees, who are therefore focused on the long-term success of the business, promoting management depth and stability, and encouraging prudent risk management.

Our investments and strategic alliances that complement and enhance our physical trading and logistics business.

Impala Terminals, the independently managed multimodal logistics arm of the Trafigura Group, focuses on export-driven emerging markets.

Trafigura is among the largest and most active trading houses in the US.

We have established a unique market position in the United States, currently one of the most dynamic regions in the global hydrocarbons industry.

Spotlight: Lowering our carbon footprint on the oceans

Trafigura standard terms and conditions for sales and purchase of crude oil and petroleum products

As one of the worlds leading traders of metals and minerals, we recognise the potential for adverse social or environmental impacts associated with their extraction, processing and sale.

Strong financial performance in challenging markets

Interview with Jeremy Weir, Trafigura CEO on the companys robust performance over 2018

Clarification on Trafiguras investment in Porto Sudeste Do Brasil

WHITE PAPER: Foundations for growth: infrastructure investment in emerging markets

WHITE PAPER: The economics of commodity trading firms

WHITE PAPER: Not too big to fail systemic risk, regulation, and the economics of commodity trading firms

WHITE PAPER: Trade finance and regulation: the risk of unintended consequences

Commodities demystified: a guide to trading and the global supply chain

Commodities Demystified: a guide to trading and the global supply chain – second edition

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Global commodity traders seek to identify and respond to supply and demand differentials between linked markets. They use arbitrage to trade physical commodities without incurring price risk. They hedge price exposure using exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter instruments.

Commodity trading firms are all essentially in the business of transforming commodities in space (logistics), in time (storage) and in form (processing).

Timing, location and product quality are critical for producers, refiners, smelters and industrial users. We source, store, blend and deliver physical commodities worldwide to bridge those gaps.

In practice, Trafigura will often employ more than one arbitrage technique in a single transaction.

The following example shows how arbitrage techniques may be combined to optimise copper concentrate trading flows.>

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