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CMTREX Wins Cannabiz World Pitch in Malta
November 10, 2019  | By Saul Singer

CMTREX 2018 Ltd (CMTREX) is pleased to announce that it won the prestigious Cannabiz World Pitch contest held at the Cannabiz World Summit in Malta on November 4, 2019.
Thirty-five participants from sixteen countries participated in the contest with the judicial committee choosing ten to progress through to the final. The format of the final consisted of a three-minute presentation followed by three minutes of questions and answers with the panel of nine esteemed international judges.
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Introduction to Cannabis Terpenes
September 2, 2019 | By Saul Singer

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CMTREX Market Wrap - July 2019
July 22, 2019  | By Saul Singer

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CMTREX Market Wrap - Q1 2019
May 30, 2018  | By Saul Singer

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Cannabis: The Growing Economy
May 9, 2019   | The Trader Cobb Crypto Podcast

Cannabis has certainly been a growing industry for a while now. With the appetite for knowledge and the results of research leading to a much more educated community we are seeing laws passed and legalization in many parts of the world. With this explosive growth comes it's own set of challenges. I speak with Saul Singer about how he is molding the future of this plant and using blockchain to help. Listen to full podcast here

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Cannabis Futures Contracts May Be Headed to an Exchange Near You
April 11, 2019   | As seen in Bloomberg

Pot will soon join corn, wheat and hogs on the agricultural futures markets -- if New Leaf Data Services LLC has its way.
The Stamford, Connecticut-based firm that tracks wholesale cannabis prices in Canada and the U.S. is in talks with a “globally recognized exchange” to start futures contracts, giving traders an opportunity to speculate on cannabis, Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Rubin said.
“2019 is going to be a pivotal year for the industry in terms of the involvement of the financial community,” he said in a telephone interview. Eventually, New Leaf wants to launch multiple contracts on multiple exchanges for both marijuana and hemp.. Read full article here

 

CMTREX and New Leaf Data Services Announce Joint Initiative to Advance Efficient and Transparent Trading in The Global Wholesale Cannabis Market
February 12, 2019   | By Saul Singer

Panama City, Panama… Feb. 12, 2019. CMTREX 2018 Ltd (CMTREX) and New Leaf Data Services LLC (NLDS) today announced that they have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutually collaborative data and analytical services. The announcement was made at the CannaTech Panama conference, an event designed to educate and network with the burgeoning LATAM cannabis market. Read More

 

CMTREX CEO To Present At Structured Commodity Finance Summit
February 07, 2019

CMTREX Co-founder and CEO, Saul Singer has been invited to speak at the upcoming Structured Commodity Finance Summit in London, April 30. Saul will be sharing his insights into the relevant risk and financial management tools necessary to capture the trading value of cannabis as it becomes commoditized and its trading activity continues to grow exponentially. Read More

Cannabis Trading: Lessons Learnt from Body Surfing
February 5, 2019 | By Saul Singer

Growing up in Melbourne Australia I was privileged to have access to some of the most beautiful surf beaches in the world within a relatively short drive from home. It is on these beaches that my father taught me the art of body surfing. Read More

CMTREX Trading Note: Emerging Speculative Trends in the CBD market
January 30, 2019 | By Saul Singer

The passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in late December has fueled speculative trading activity in global hemp markets. This has been particularly apparent in the North American CBD markets. We are seeing very strong demand for pharma-grade GMP or ISO certified CBD isolates on the CMTREX (Cannabis Mercantile Trading Exchange) Trading Platform with firm open buy requests for forward sales contracts for monthly delivery in large quantities. Read More

 

CMTREX CEO INTERVIEWED ON ICAN MEDIA

January 21, 2019

Watch CMTREX Co-Founder and CEO interviewed on the inaugural newscast episode of iCAN Media. Saul addresses the current trends and challenges facing the global cannabis and hemp markets and shares his vision for the emergence of CMTREX as a leading global B2B trading ecosystem. Click hereto watch video.

 

CMTREX WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP
Week ending December 12, 2018  | By Saul Singer

Industry applauds 2018 Farm Bill compromise paving the way for U.S. federal legalization of hemp. Big tobacco enters market with $1.8b investment in Canadian Cronos Group. Volatility continues in cannabis stocks despite recent upward movement. Positive legalization momentum across multiple jurisdictions. Read More

 

CMTREX WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP
Week ending November 16, 2018  | By Saul Singer

Wholesale cannabis pricing dichotomy between U.S. states widens. Recreational use far outstripping medical use in fully legalized markets. More players eyeing U.S. public markets for potential listing. Robust merger and acquisition activity continues in North American markets. Read More

 

CMTREX WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP
Week ending November 11, 2018  | By Saul Singer

U.S. Mid-Term elections bodes well for cannabis market. Cannabis stocks buoyed by U.S. election results. Wholesale prices continue to fall driven by over-supply in many U.S. states. Strong global demand for GMP certified CBD extracts, weaker demand for low-THC biomass. Industry gearing up for all-important meeting of the UN Commission of Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna on December 5-6 where the scheduling recommendations of the World Health Organization on cannabidiol and cannabis in all forms will be received and reviewed. Read More

 

CMTREX Sparking Interest From Global Cannabis Market
November 02, 2018  | By Saul Singer

The positive momentum has continued this week for the CMTREX roadshow as we headed down under to the CannaTech Global Summit in Sydney where the CMTREX Beta Trading Platform was launched. CMTREX managed to spark considerable interest from key global market participants as we ramp-up to our live launch early in Q1 of 2019.

 

Press Release CMTREX Beta Launch
Week ending October 23, 2018  | By Saul Singer

Tel Aviv, Israel – CMTREX 2018 Ltd (“CMTREX”) announced that it will be launching its beta B2B cannabis trading platform at the upcoming CannaTech Global Summit in Sydney October 28-30. CMTREX, Cannabis Mercantile Trading Exchange, is an IT-driven platform delivering secure, transparent and efficient trading solutions to global cannabis and hemp B2B markets. Read More

 

CMTREX WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP
Week ending October 19, 2018  | By Saul Singer

All eyes are to Canada as it commences legalized recreational use. Global Cannabis stocks maintain their high historical levels underpinned by the bull run of Canadian LP’s. With the US Farm Bill on hold, interest shifts to the next World Health Organization Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) to be held November 12-16 where the recommendation for lowering the scheduling of cannabis is to be reviewed. Read More

 

PRESS RELEASE : CMTREX TO LAUNCH TRADING EXCHANGE
July 17, 2018 | By Saul Singer

CMTREX to launch international cannabis mercantile trading exchange in partnership with iCAN:israel-cannabis. Read More

 

SAUL'S INTERVIEW ON CANNABISTECH WEBCAST
August 9, 2018 | By Saul Singer

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CMTREX WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP
Week ending August 24, 2018  | By Saul Singer

Whilst the industry is still buzzing from the huge news last week of the $5b Canopy-Constellation deal, a number of interesting developments may have gone somewhat unnoticed. Below is a concise wrap of relevant news that took place this week in the global hemp market. Read More

 

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Beyond Regulation – the entrance of the whales and the sharks
November 5, 2019  | By Saul Singer

The global trend of decriminalization, legalization and regulation is currently the fundamental growth driver of the global cannabis industry. But what will our industry look like once this trend has run its course? Read More

 

Introduction to CMTREX Trading Platform
August 6, 2019 | By Saul Singer

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Cannabis Trading: Lessons Learnt from Body Surfing
February 5, 2019 | By Saul Singer

Growing up in Melbourne Australia I was privileged to have access to some of the most beautiful surf beaches in the world within a relatively short drive from home. It is on these beaches that my father taught me the art of body surfing. Read More

CMTREX Trading Note: Emerging Speculative Trends in the CBD market
January 30, 2019 | By Saul Singer

The passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in late December has fueled speculative trading activity in global hemp markets. This has been particularly apparent in the North American CBD markets. We are seeing very strong demand for pharma-grade GMP or ISO certified CBD isolates on the CMTREX (Cannabis Mercantile Trading Exchange) Trading Platform with firm open buy requests for forward sales contracts for monthly delivery in large quantities. Read More

 

CMTREX CEO INTERVIEWED ON ICAN MEDIA

January 21, 2019

Watch CMTREX Co-Founder and CEO interviewed on the inaugural newscast episode of iCAN Media. Saul addresses the current trends and challenges facing the global cannabis and hemp markets and shares his vision for the emergence of CMTREX as a leading global B2B trading ecosystem. Click hereto watch video.

 

Cannabis - Going Beyond Financial Profiteering
November 16, 2018 | By Saul Singer

As we ramp up towards our live launch, these last couple of weeks have thankfully been crazy for us at CMTREX. I have been on the road, meeting with potential clients and attending numerous trade shows and conferences which have been overwhelmingly positive for CMTREX. Read More

 

CMTREX Pre-Launch European Roadshow Begins
October 14, 2018 | By Saul Singer

We are in full swing leading up to the launch of our Beta platform at the CannaTech Global Summit in Sydney at the end of the month. Whilst our IT team are busy in front of their screens putting the final touches on Beta platform, I have been lucky enough to get out on the road and meet with players within the B2B European market. Read More

 

THAT FORTUITOUS PHONE CALL
July 19, 2018 | By Saul Singer

It was only about 8 months ago that I received that fortuitous call for a diamond industry colleague in Southern Africa… Read More

 

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