This spread reflects the value of 10ppm diesel swaps basis FOB Singapore minus low sulfur gasoil futures at the Singapore cash market close, normally 1630 Singapore time. It is a key indicator of arbitrage opportunities, typically from Asia to Europe and is used by exporters in the Middle East and Asia. Swaps are financially-settled against S&P Global Platts' average monthly assessment published on the calendar month in question. The swaps assessments roll monthly on the 1st of each month.
Currency and unit of measure: $/mt
Quantity: 5,000 mt
Time of assessment: 16:30:00 Asia/Singapore
Publishing frequency: Daily
Spec: French/Benelux spec diesel. Max sulfur 10ppm.
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