Commodities

Every player in the commodity value chain — producers, distributors, processors, traders or end-consumers — faces volatility in the commodity markets at some point in time. When risk always looms on the horizon, you need to find hedging solutions to protect your revenue and your corporation from unexpected costs. ING is a leading commodity hedge provider and we can help you find ways to mitigate any risk that may arise, wherever you find yourself in the commodity value chain. We assist our clients on a daily transactional basis and on more strategic topics in managing and mitigating commodity price risk.

  • Wide range of financial instruments for commodities
  • Dedicated dealing rooms on three continents
  • Global network of highly experienced experts

Products and underlyings on offer

As market makers in energy and metal commodities, we offer financial instruments on underlyings such as crude oil, refined oil products, coal and natural gas, and base and precious metals. Our products include swaps and forwards, pre-paid swaps, options, collars and three-way collars, as well as other customised liquidity solutions.

Supported by extensive market research team

The experienced experts in our market research team provide daily updates on rates, foreign exchange and macroeconomic data. Thanks to this team of experts, we are able to share best practice hedging strategies in the respective commodity class and offer coverage in all the sectors we support. We also conduct more structural thematic research into geopolitical developments and their effect on our clients, sector and the markets. We continually perform country risk analyses and scenarios to provide our clients with the most up-to-date market information.

Global coverage, local knowledge

ING has dedicated dealing rooms in Singapore, Amsterdam and New York which offer you global, 24-hour coverage of commodity markets. We are uniquely positioned to leverage on our robust lending platform which enables us to service the entire value chain. Our ING economists operate in several countries around the world to provide rapid response and local insight.

Why partner with us

Our purpose is to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. So whatever your financial needs, whether you are looking to expand and want strategic advice, or just want to make your day-to-day banking more efficient, we are here to support your business ambitions.

  • Serving corporate clients and financial institutions in over 40 countries.
  • We pair local and global insight with sector knowledge with financial expertise.
  • We are ranked as a leader in sustainability and we are included in the FTSE4Good Index.
  • Global Finance

    Best Bank for Cash Management in W. Europe

    2020
  • Global Finance

    ING's AI tool Katana named Innovator

    2019
  • Environmental Finance

    ING wins Green bond of the Year award

    2019