Historical Commodities Rates API

Historical Commodities Rates API

Historical Commodities Rates API provides access to historical data on commodity prices and exchange rates. It can be used to track changes in prices of resources and currencies over time, and to build applications that provide financial insights and forecasts.

API description

About the API:

The Historical Commodities Rates API is a powerful tool that provides access to a wealth of historical data on commodity prices and exchange rates. This data can be used to track changes in prices of resources and currencies over time, and to build applications that provide financial insights and forecasts. With this API, you can gain insights into how commodity prices and exchange rates have fluctuated over time, and use this information to inform investment decisions or business strategies.

The data provided by the Historical Commodities Rates API can be used for a variety of purposes, such as for financial analysis, investment research, and commodity trading. For example, financial analysts can use the data to identify trends and patterns in commodity prices and exchange rates and use this information to make predictions about future market conditions. Additionally, businesses that rely on commodities as a major part of their operations can use the data to track the prices of the resources they need and make informed decisions about buying and selling.

The API is easy to use and accessible to developers of all skill levels, allowing them to easily integrate the historical commodity data into their applications and systems. The API supports multiple programming languages, such as Java, Python, and C#, and is designed to be highly scalable, enabling it to handle large amounts of data and high levels of traffic.

In summary, the Historical Commodities Rates API is a valuable tool for anyone looking to gain insights into historical commodity prices and exchange rates. It provides access to a wealth of historical data, which can be used to track changes in prices of resources and currencies over time, inform investment decisions and business strategies, and support financial analysis and commodity trading.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Declare the date and the symbol from where you want to get the rates. 

Note: All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD
 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Investment research and analysis: Analyze historical data to identify trends and patterns in commodity prices and exchange rates and inform investment decisions.
  2. Commodity trading: Use historical data to track changes in prices of specific commodities and make informed buy/sell decisions.
  3. Financial forecasting: Use historical data to make predictions about future market conditions and inform financial planning and strategy.
  4. Business planning and strategy: Use historical data to track prices of resources that are critical to a business's operations and make informed decisions about procurement and inventory management.
  5. Risk management: Analyze historical data to identify potential risks and opportunities in commodity markets, and develop strategies to mitigate or capitalize on them.
  6. Academic research: Use historical data to study long-term trends in commodity markets and exchange rates, and to develop new theories and models in economics and finance.

 

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation

Endpoints


Check all the available symbols for your queries. This endpoint retrieves all the supported commodities and currencies as well. 



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/908/supported+symbols
                                                                            
                                                                        

Supported Symbols - Endpoint Features
Object Description
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"ADA":"Cardano","AED":"United Arab Emirates Dirham","AFN":"Afghan Afghani","ALL":"Albanian Lek","ALU":"Aluminum","AMD":"Armenian Dram","ANG":"Netherlands Antillean Gulden","AOA":"Angolan Kwanza","ARS":"Argentine Peso","AUD":"Australian Dollar","AWG":"Aruban Florin","AZN":"Azerbaijani Manat","BAM":"Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Mark","BBD":"Barbadian Dollar","BCH":"Bitcoin Cash","BDT":"Bangladeshi Taka","BGN":"Bulgarian Lev","BHD":"Bahraini Dinar","BIF":"Burundian Franc","BMD":"Bermudian Dollar","BND":"Brunei Dollar","BOB":"Bolivian Boliviano","BRENTOIL":"Brent Crude Oil","BRL":"Brazilian Real","BSD":"Bahamian Dollar","BTC":"Bitcoin","BTN":"Bhutanese Ngultrum","BWP":"Botswana Pula","BYN":"Belarusian Ruble","BYR":"Belarusian Ruble","BZD":"Belize Dollar","CAD":"Canadian Dollar","CANO":"Canola","CDF":"Congolese Franc","CHF":"Swiss Franc","CLF":"Unidad de Fomento","CLP":"Chilean Peso","CNH":"Chinese Renminbi Yuan Offshore","CNY":"Chinese Renminbi Yuan","COAL":"Coal","COCOA":"Cocoa","COFFEE":"Arabica Coffee","COP":"Colombian Peso","CORN":"Corn","COTTON":"Cotton","CPO":"Crude Palm Oil","CRC":"Costa Rican Col\u00f3n","CUC":"Cuban Convertible Peso","CVE":"Cape Verdean Escudo","CZK":"Czech Koruna","DJF":"Djiboutian Franc","DKK":"Danish Krone","DOP":"Dominican Peso","DZD":"Algerian Dinar","EEK":"Estonian Kroon","EGP":"Egyptian Pound","ERN":"Eritrean Nakfa","ETB":"Ethiopian Birr","ETH":"Ethereum","ETHANOL":"Ethanol","EUR":"Euro","FJD":"Fijian Dollar","FKP":"Falkland Pound","GBP":"British Pound","GEL":"Georgian Lari","GGP":"Guernsey Pound","GHS":"Ghanaian Cedi","GIP":"Gibraltar Pound","GMD":"Gambian Dalasi","GNF":"Guinean Franc","GTQ":"Guatemalan Quetzal","GYD":"Guyanese Dollar","HKD":"Hong Kong Dollar","HNL":"Honduran Lempira","HRK":"Croatian Kuna","HTG":"Haitian Gourde","HUF":"Hungarian Forint","IDR":"Indonesian Rupiah","ILS":"Israeli New Sheqel","IMP":"Isle of Man Pound","INR":"Indian Rupee","IQD":"Iraqi Dinar","IRD":"Iridium (Troy Ounce)","ISK":"Icelandic Kr\u00f3na","JEP":"Jersey Pound","JMD":"Jamaican Dollar","JOD":"Jordanian Dinar","JPY":"Japanese Yen","KCH23":"Arabica Coffee Mar 23","KCK23":"Arabica Coffee May 23","KCN22":"Arabica Coffee Jul 22","KCN23":"Arabica Coffee Jul 23","KCU22":"Arabica Coffee Sep 22","KCU23":"Arabica Coffee Sep 23","KCZ22":"Arabica Coffee Dec 22","KES":"Kenyan Shilling","KGS":"Kyrgyzstani Som","KHR":"Cambodian Riel","KMF":"Comorian Franc","KRW":"South Korean Won","KWD":"Kuwaiti Dinar","KYD":"Cayman Islands Dollar","KZT":"Kazakhstani Tenge","LAK":"Lao Kip","LBP":"Lebanese Pound","LCAT":"Live Cattle","LCO":"Cobalt (Troy Ounce)","LHOG":"Lean Hog","LINK":"Chainlink","LKR":"Sri Lankan Rupee","LRD":"Liberian Dollar","LSL":"Lesotho Loti","LTC":"Litecoin","LTL":"Lithuanian Litas","LUMBER":"Lumber","LVL":"Latvian Lats","LYD":"Libyan Dinar","MAD":"Moroccan Dirham","MDL":"Moldovan Leu","MGA":"Malagasy Ariary","MKD":"Macedonian Denar","MMK":"Myanmar Kyat","MNT":"Mongolian T\u00f6gr\u00f6g","MOP":"Macanese Pataca","MRO":"Mauritanian Ouguiya","MTL":"Maltese Lira","MUR":"Mauritian Rupee","MVR":"Maldivian Rufiyaa","MWK":"Malawian Kwacha","MXN":"Mexican Peso","MYR":"Malaysian Ringgit","MZN":"Mozambican Metical","NAD":"Namibian Dollar","NG":"Natural Gas","NGN":"Nigerian Naira","NI":"Nickel","NIO":"Nicaraguan C\u00f3rdoba","NOK":"Norwegian Krone","NPR":"Nepalese Rupee","NZD":"New Zealand Dollar","OAT":"Oat","OMR":"Omani Rial","PAB":"Panamanian Balboa","PEN":"Peruvian Sol","PGK":"Papua New Guinean Kina","PHP":"Philippine Peso","PKR":"Pakistani Rupee","PLN":"Polish Z\u0142oty","PYG":"Paraguayan Guaran\u00ed","QAR":"Qatari Riyal","RICE":"Rice","RMF23":"Robusta Coffee Jan 23","RMH23":"Robusta Coffee Mar 23","RMN22":"Robusta Coffee Jul 22","RMU22":"Robusta Coffee Sep 22","RMX22":"Robusta Coffee Nov 22","ROBUSTA":"Robusta Coffee","RON":"Romanian Leu","RSD":"Serbian Dinar","RUB":"Russian Ruble","RUBBER":"Rubber","RUTH":"Ruthenium","RWF":"Rwandan Franc","SAR":"Saudi Riyal","SBD":"Solomon Islands Dollar","SBH23":"Sugar Mar 23","SBK23":"Sugar May 23","SBN22":"Sugar Jul 22","SBV22":"Sugar Oct 22","SCR":"Seychellois Rupee","SEK":"Swedish Krona","SGD":"Singapore Dollar","SHP":"Saint Helenian Pound","SLL":"Sierra Leonean Leone","SOS":"Somali Shilling","SOYBEAN":"Soybeans","SRD":"Surinamese Dollar","SSP":"South Sudanese Pound","STD":"S\u00e3o Tom\u00e9 and Pr\u00edncipe Dobra","SUGAR":"Sugar","SVC":"Salvadoran Col\u00f3n","SZL":"Swazi Lilangeni","THB":"Thai Baht","TIN":"Tin","TJS":"Tajikistani Somoni","TMT":"Turkmenistani Manat","TND":"Tunisian Dinar","TOP":"Tongan Pa\u02bbanga","TRY":"Turkish Lira","TTD":"Trinidad and Tobago Dollar","TWD":"New Taiwan Dollar","TZS":"Tanzanian Shilling","UAH":"Ukrainian Hryvnia","UGX":"Ugandan Shilling","UNI":"Uniswap","USD":"United States Dollar","UYU":"Uruguayan Peso","UZS":"Uzbekistan Som","VEF":"Venezuelan Bol\u00edvar","VES":"Venezuelan Bol\u00edvar Soberano","VND":"Vietnamese \u0110\u1ed3ng","VUV":"Vanuatu Vatu","WHEAT":"Wheat","WST":"Samoan Tala","WTIOIL":"WTI Crude Oil","XAF":"Central African Cfa Franc","XAG":"Silver (Troy Ounce)","XAU":"Gold (Troy Ounce)","XCD":"East Caribbean Dollar","XCU":"Copper","XDR":"Special Drawing Rights","XLM":"Stellar","XOF":"West African Cfa Franc","XPD":"Palladium (Troy Ounce)","XPF":"Cfp Franc","XPT":"Platinum (Troy Ounce)","XRH":"Rhodium (Troy Ounce)","XRP":"Ripple","XRP2":"Ripple","YER":"Yemeni Rial","ZAR":"South African Rand","ZMK":"Zambian Kwacha","ZMW":"Zambian Kwacha","ZNC":"Zinc","ZWL":"Zimbabwean Dollar","ZWN2":"Wheat ZWN2","ZWU2":"Wheat ZWU2"}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Supported Symbols - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/908/supported+symbols' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

Check the real-time exchange rate data updated every 60 seconds with this endpoint. 

 

Note: All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/909/latest+rates
                                                                            
                                                                        

Latest Rates - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Required] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency. Check Symbols endpoint
symbols [Required] Enter a list of comma-separated currency codes or commodity codes to limit output codes. Check Symbols endpoint
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"Example Response":"No response example available for now."}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Latest Rates - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/909/latest+rates?base=USD&symbols=RICE' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

Historical rates are available for most symbols all the way back to the year 2021. You can query the API for historical rates by appending a date (format YYYY-MM-DD) to the base URL.

Note: All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/910/historical+rates
                                                                            
                                                                        

Historical Rates - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Required]
symbols [Required]
date [Required]
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"data":{"success":true,"historical":true,"date":"2022-12-23","base":"USD","rates":{"COTTON":1.1764705882353,"USD":1},"unit":"per lb"}}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Historical Rates - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/910/historical+rates?base=USD&symbols=COTTON&date=Required' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

With this endpoint, you will be provided with daily historical rates between two dates of your choice. 

Note: This endpoint has a limitation of 365 days per range, and only can provide one symbol information per request.

All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/911/time-series
                                                                            
                                                                        

Time-Series - Endpoint Features
Object Description
start_date [Optional] The start date of your preferred timeframe.
end_date [Optional] The end date of your preferred timeframe.
base [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency
symbols [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"Example Response":"No response example available for now."}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Time-Series - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1021/historical+commodities+rates+api/911/time-series' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Historical Commodities Rates API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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