Trade Agricultural Commodities Online at AvaTrade South Africa

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Agricultural Commodities Trading with AvaTrade

Agricultural commodities are a great way to enhance your financial portfolio. The volatility of this market is one of the reasons why it is so attractive to traders. AvaTrade puts you front and centre of all these lucrative trading opportunities.

Our spread of soft commodity futures is easy to trade. Commodities include South African favourites in wheat, sugar, coffee, corn and soybeans. All the while, you will enjoy leverage of up to 50:1 and low spreads.

Pick your favourite agricultural commodities and instantly trade them online with a generous welcome bonus up to R130,000 ($10,000).

Types of Agricultural Commodities You Can Trade

Here at, we believe that variety is the spice of life. Our agricultural commodity futures are available year-round with our CFD platforms – AvaTrader and MetaTrader 4.

Trade Corn - this is a highly desirable agricultural commodity, measured in bushels, with multiple uses.

Trade Soybeans - a rapidly expanding market owing to a healthy living culture around the world. Soybeans are measured in bushels.

Trade Wheat - a South African staple, measured in bushels and dominated by the USA.

Trade Coffee C - a home-grown favourite commodity in Africa, traded in cents per pound, and measured in 100 pound units.

Sugar no. 11 - One of the most traded soft commodities, sugar is traded in cents per pound (100).

Trade Cotton No. 2 - traded in cents per pound and inextricably intertwined with the American South.

Trade Cocoa - measured in metric tonnes and available in a select number of countries.

What is Traded on the Exchanges?

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)Trade Wheat, Corn and Soybeans

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Trade Cocoa, Coffee C, Cotton no. 2 and Sugar no. 11

AvaTrade South Africa offers you a complimentary pricing guide for all of our agricultural commodities on the Financial Instruments Index – enjoy it!

History of Agricultural Commodities Trading

Believe it or not, agricultural commodity trading goes back thousands of years. It is the world’s oldest financial market. Fortunately, overhead conditions, demand and supply play a big part in the pricing of agricultural commodities. With so much volatility, there are always profits to be made.

Agricultural commodities are known as soft commodities, but there are also hard commodities known as energy commodities, crude oil, gold, silver, platinum and the like. More information on trading hard commodities can be found right here at!

We welcome all new SA clients with a generous new trader bonus. Use this bonus to trade commodities online with us.