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World commodity forecasts

World commodity forecasts provide comprehensive analysis of the fundamentals influencing commodity prices and detailed price forecasts up to two years ahead for 28 commodities.

Published quarterly in two separate publications, covering hard commodities—Industrial raw materials—and soft commodities—Food, feedstuffs and beverages—World commodity forecasts offer a wide-ranging coverage of commodity markets.

World commodity forecasts: Industrial raw materials provides forecasts for the four key hard commodities: base metals, fibres, rubber and crude oil. It gives detailed coverage of aluminum, copper, cotton, crude oil, lead, nickel, rubber, tin, wool and zinc.

World commodity forecasts: Food, feedstuffs and beverages covers four key soft commodity groups: beverages, grains, oilseeds and sugar. It gives detailed forecasts for barley, cocoa, coconut oil, coffee, copra, maize, palm kernel oil, palm oil, rapeseed oil, rice, sorghum, soybeans, soybean oil, soybean meal, sunflower seed oil, sugar, tea and wheat.

Subscribers to either of these reports receive a free annual reference volume, World commodity profile. This contains useful background information on the international market for each commodity.

Each issue of World commodity forecasts is presented in a consistent format for ease of comparison and cross-reference. Each issue includes a summary page, fact sheet, Economist Intelligence Unit commodity price index, global picture, commodities in detail, forecasts, statistical tables and charts, and a statistical appendix.