Soybean - Grading Table

Applicable from the December 2017 Contract Month to the October 2018 Contract Month

Per 1,000 kilograms of soybeans stored in silo.

Standard Grade Deliverable Growths & Grades
Time of Shipment Producing Area and
Specified Grade
Price Differential

Departed from port between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018

Yellow soybeans produced in the United States of America; without screening and sorting processing.

(GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO exported from ports in the U.S.A. or Canada)

Departed from port between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017

Yellow soybeans produced in the United States of America; without screening and sorting processing.

(GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO exported from ports in the U.S.A. or Canada)

At contract price

 

Notes;

  1. Good delivery materials shall satisfy the following requirements.
    (1) Are GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO
    (2) Yellow soybeans that are exported as U.S. Department of Agriculture Grain Inspection Grade No. 2 or higher, are of a grade at least as high as that of unsorted U.S. yellow soybeans in general distribution, and have a moisture content of 14% or less
    (3) Have passed through customs and that do not violate the Plant Protection Act and the Food Sanitation Act
    (4) Have been stored in a silo
    (5) Have been imported by an importer designated by the Exchange in accordance with the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure and whose depositor listed on the warehouse receipt is a member certified by the Exchange in accordance with the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure
    (6) Arrived within the previous six months, including the month that the day the carrying vessel arrived in a Japanese port falls in
    (7) For yellow soybeans produced in the U.S. that were loaded in a port located in Canada, have a certificate of origin that states the yellow soybeans were produced in the U.S.
  2. Soybeans that have only undergone sclerotia removal according to instructions from the plant protection station may be delivered as unsorted soybeans.
  3. Soybeans for which any of the following is applicable cannot be provided for delivery.
    (1) Special soybeans that are not yellow soybeans
    (2) Soybeans whose warehouse receipt does not individually list the carrying vessel and date of port arrival
    (3) Soybeans with a different port of landing or unknown port of landing
    (4) Soybeans that have been previously shipped (excluding those that have been moved within the same warehouse for the convenience of the approved warehouse.)

Applicable from the December 2018 Contract Month to the October 2019 Contract Month

Per 1,000 kilograms of soybeans stored in silo.

Standard Grade Deliverable Growths & Grades
Time of Shipment Producing Area and
Specified Grade
Price Differential

Departed from port between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019

Yellow soybeans produced in the United States of America; without screening and sorting processing.

(GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO exported from ports in the U.S.A. or Canada)

Departed from port between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018

Yellow soybeans produced in the United States of America; without screening and sorting processing.

(GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO exported from ports in the U.S.A. or Canada)

At contract price

 

Notes;

  1. Good delivery materials shall satisfy the following requirements.
    (1) Are GMO soybeans or Soybeans not sorted into GMO and non-GMO
    (2) Yellow soybeans that are exported as U.S. Department of Agriculture Grain Inspection Grade No. 2 or higher, are of a grade at least as high as that of unsorted U.S. yellow soybeans in general distribution, and have a moisture content of 14% or less
    (3) Have passed through customs and that do not violate the Plant Protection Act and the Food Sanitation Act
    (4) Have been stored in a silo
    (5) Have been imported by an importer designated by the Exchange in accordance with the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure and whose depositor listed on the warehouse receipt is a member certified by the Exchange in accordance with the Agricultural Product & Sugar Delivery Detailed Rules Handling Procedure
    (6) Arrived within the previous six months, including the month that the day the carrying vessel arrived in a Japanese port falls in
    (7) For yellow soybeans produced in the U.S. that were loaded in a port located in Canada, have a certificate of origin that states the yellow soybeans were produced in the U.S.
  2. Soybeans that have only undergone sclerotia removal according to instructions from the plant protection station may be delivered as unsorted soybeans.
  3. Soybeans for which any of the following is applicable cannot be provided for delivery.
    (1) Special soybeans that are not yellow soybeans
    (2) Soybeans whose warehouse receipt does not individually list the carrying vessel and date of port arrival
    (3) Soybeans with a different port of landing or unknown port of landing
    (4) Soybeans that have been previously shipped (excluding those that have been moved within the same warehouse for the convenience of the approved warehouse.)
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