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Oils and Fats

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Producers, Processors, Traders and Consumers Oils and Fats. CStar has all the functionalities to cater to specific requirements of Hard, Soft and Lauric Oils and also Oleochemicals and Specialty Fats.  

CStar supports index, formula and futures based pricing. OER/KER Index based pricing can be easily configured. Local truck based logistics requirements with integration to weigh bridge systems can be handled. Vessel and Container based logistics is also supported.

 

Specific requirements like washout, bypass, circle is managed in the String module. Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

 

Crushing or refining margins can be simulated and compared with actuals. Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can also be captured.  

Grains

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Grains Producers, Traders, Processors and Consumers. 

Basis pricing with reference to futures terminals like CME, ICE, SAFEX, MATIF and others is addressed in CStar. Multiple price components like fixed or index based basis price, location differentials, freight premium can be captured in a single trade. Traders can match the futures/options to the unpriced quantity to fix the price or can also manually fix the price and then match to futures/options for hedging. 

 

Both Vessel and Container based logistics is  supported. Voyage Charter and Time Charter agreements can be captured and managed in the system. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can also be captured.  

Softs

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for all soft commodities including Sugar, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton and others.  

 

Complex pricing requirements like basis pricing with reference to futures terminals like CME, ICE, and others  can be managed in CStar. Cocoa specific Butter and Powder ratio based pricing is also supported. Sugar specific requirements like tiered based quality adjustment on Polarization factor and White Sugar Premiums can be managed. Traders can match the futures/options to the unpriced quantity to fix the price or can also manually fix the price and then match to futures/options for hedging. 

 

Both Vessel and Container based logistics are supported. Voyage Charter and Time Charter agreements can be captured and managed. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. 

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can also be captured.  

Rubber

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Rubber Producers, Traders and Consumers. CStar can manage trading, operations, and risk management requirements of Natural Rubber, Latex Concentrate, TSR or RSS types of rubber. Rubber Factory details can be captured in the trade. CStar also supports DRC based pricing and settlement.  

 

Pricing requirements like average monthly index based pricing  can be managed in CStar. Futures based pricing can also be managed in CStar.  Traders can match the futures/options to the unpriced quantity to fix the price or can also manually fix the price and then match to futures/options for hedging. 

 

Container based logistics is supported in CStar. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. 

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can also be captured.  

Pulses

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Pulses Producers, Traders and Consumers. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary cost/fees can be budgeted and actualized. 

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can also be captured.  

Non-Ferrous Metals

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Producers, Traders and Consumers of non-ferrous metals like Aluminium, Bauxite,  Manganese, Copper and others. Index or formula based pricing can be set-up. CStar has a flexible formula builder. Quotation or calculation period for pricing or FX fixation can also be defined. 

 

CStar supports truck, vessel and container based logistics. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. 

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Ferrous Metals

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Producers, Traders and Consumers of iron-ore. Index or formula based pricing can be set-up using the powerful formula builder. Quotation or calculation period for pricing or FX fixation can also be defined. Various price quantity types like DMTU or DMT can be configured. A trade can have multiple price components like principal, freight and premiums/discounts. 

 

CStar supports truck, vessel and container based logistics. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked. 

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Concentrates

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for Producers, Traders and Consumers of concentrate metals. 

 

CStar supports various modes of transport including road, vessel, and container. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Crude Oil

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for trading of crude oil. 

 

Voyage and Time Charters are supported and managed in CStar. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Refined Products

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for trading of refined products including Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Naptha and HSFO. 

 

Voyage and Time Charters can be captured and managed in CStar. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Coal

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for trading of met and thermal coal. Coal specific requirements like API index based pricing and Coal Value Adjustment are fully addressed in the solution.

 

Voyage and Time Charters can be captured and managed in CStar. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

Liquified Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids, LPG

CStar offers  a complete trading, operations and risk management solution for trading of LNG, NGL and LPG. CStar supports complex formula based pricing. JKM, Dutch TTF, UK NBP or Zee  Index based pricing can be configured in CStar. Complex formulae using Brent Crude, Dubai Crude, JCC, ICP, Gasoil, HSFO and other proxies can also be easily defined in CStar. Slope and intercept levels for proxies can also be specified in the solution. Netback pricing based on hire rates, boil off rates, bunker consumption, other charges can also be setup in CStar.

 

Voyage and Time Charters can be captured and managed in CStar. 

 

Multiple settlement like prepayments, multiple provisional invoicing on loading or unloading and final invoicing can be done. Secondary costs/fees can be budgeted and actualized. Credit lines can be captured, linked to the trades and utilization tracked.  

 

Inter-company and intra-company (inter-profit centre) trades can be captured and managed.  

CStar is a true cross commodity trading and risk management solution. CStar has been designed to provide configurability and flexibility  to address the specific requirements of most commodities.