Strategic industries in the UAE, such as airlines, rely on large commodities contracts to operate. But commodity price fluctuations remain a significant risk to operations. With UNB’s experienced Commodities team, we can guide you through a market risk exposure analysis, and recommend the exact solutions that are most appropriate.

The primary focus of the Commodities desk is to synthesise risk management solutions for our corporate clients to minimise earnings volatility, manage transaction risks, and protect budgeted rates. Our Commodities team is run by experienced professionals with unique experience in commodity markets around the world. This team is committed to providing unique commodity risk management solutions, based on global best practices and your specific needs.

Various OTC hedging solutions are provided for the following commodity classes:

  • Energy (crude oil, jet fuel, fuel oil, crack spreads)
  • Base metals (aluminum, copper, zinc, nickel, tin, lead) 
  • Precious metals (gold, silver, platinum, palladium) 
  • Agricultural (sugar, wheat, corn, coffee, palm oil)

We also offer derivatives in Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, and Structured Deposits.

At UNB, we know commodities. And we know how to tailor make market opportunities that enhance returns on investments that fit exactly what you need. Contact us today to see how we can help.

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