Commodity Price API

The Commodity Price API provides access to real-time commodity prices for dozens of commonly-traded commodities in major exchanges (CME, NYMEX, etc.)

/v1/commodityprice

HTTP GET

Returns the current price information for any given commodity.

Parameters

name (required) - name of commodity. The supported commodities are:.

  • Gold Futures
  • Soybean Oil Futures
  • Wheat Futures
  • Platinum
  • Micro Silver Futures
  • Lean Hogs Futures
  • Corn Futures
  • Oat Futures
  • Aluminum Futures
  • Soybean Meal Futures
  • Silver Futures
  • Soybean Futures
  • Lumber Futures
  • Live Cattle Futures
  • Sugar
  • Natural Gas
  • Crude Oil
  • Orange Juice
  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Copper
  • Micro Gold Futures
  • Feeder Cattle Futures
  • Rough Rice Futures
  • Palladium
  • Cocoa
  • Brent Crude Oil
  • Gasoline RBOB
  • Heating Oil
  • Class III Milk Futures

Headers

X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

Live Demo!

https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?ticker=

Sample Response

{
  "exchange": "CME", 
  "name": "Gold Futures", 
  "price": 2051.4, 
  "updated": 1706632871
}

import requests
name = 'Gold Futures'
api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?name={}'.format(name)
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print(response.text)
else:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
var name = 'Gold Futures'
$.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?name=' + name,
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
        console.log(result);
    },
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
    }
});
const request = require('request');
var name = 'Gold Futures'
request.get({
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?name=' + name,
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  },
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
});
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?name=Gold Futures");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
System.out.println(root.path("fact").asText());
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/commodityprice?name=Gold Futures"!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
}
task.resume()
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.