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TOCOM offers three types of regular membership and one type of special membership in accordance with the type of business a member wishes to conduct as follow.
Broker Members must be a Japanese entity and may trade on their own account (i.e: proprietary account) as well as on behalf of their customers (i.e: customer account). They will have direct access to TOCOM markets.
For a list of Broker Members who offers brokerage services to the customers overseas, please see Access via Broker Members.
Trade Members must be a Japanese entity and may only conduct proprietary trades (i.e: no customer business). They will have direct access to TOCOM markets.
Affiliate Members can be a Japanese or foreign entity who only conduct trades through one or more of the Exchange’s Broker Members.
Associate Members must be a foreign entity who is a member of an exchange overseas or trade association which deals with a commodity that is listed on TOCOM markets. For application, please click here.
For more information on our membership, please refer to our Guide to TOCOM Membership.
In addition to the membership category selected, a member's status at the Japan Commodity Clearing House (JCCH), the Exchange’s designated clearinghouse, will also determine the type of business one may conduct. For further information on the clearinghouse, please visit JCCH website.
Becoming a Member
For more information or inquiries on the Membership, please contact TOCOM’s Global Business Development Dept.