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Commodities Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Commodities are goods that are in demand but supplied without differentiation. Some examples of commodities are silver, platinum, palladium, copper, crude oil, coal, salt, sugar, coffee beans, soybeans, wheat and rice. Goods that are grown are soft commodities. Hard commodities are those extracted from mining.
Energy commodities include gas, electricity, coal and oil.

Commodity markets are where primary products are exchanged. Raw commodities are traded on strictly regulated exchanges and are purchased and sold in standardized contracts.

Today’s commodity markets stem from the trading of agricultural products. In the nineteenth century, wheat, corn, cattle and pigs were traded. Other foods were only recently added in most markets. To establish a commodity market there must be a wide consensus on why the product is useful and for what purpose.

Commodity money markets are believed to have originated in Sumer, where small tokens made from clay were used as money. These tokens were often shaped in the form of sheep and goats. The tokens were stored in clay vessels and labeled on the outside. The label listed the number of tokens inside the vessel and was a promise to deliver the labeled amount. This created a form of commodity money. Eventually, contracts would be made on flat tablets and the tokens disappeared. This was the start of commodity accounting.

The development of commodity markets has a dramatic economic impact. Over the years, the exchanges helped to shape changes and improvements in transportation and financing, which led to international trade.

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Soybean Processing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2016 Edition]
4/2/2016 | published by: Supplier Relations US, LLC
... data available through April 2016. This update provides the data necessary to make informed forecasts and business planning after the recent seasonal changes in output. This 161-page report includes the most recent information on the ...  |  read more...
USD 699
Sugarcane Mills Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2016 Edition]
4/2/2016 | published by: Supplier Relations US, LLC
... data available through April 2016. This update provides the data necessary to make informed forecasts and business planning after the recent seasonal changes in output. This 162-page report includes the most recent information on the ...  |  read more...
USD 699
Grain Mill Product Manufacturers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report
3/1/2016 | published by: Plimsoll Publishing Ltd.
... BEIXU GROUP and PRODUCERS RICE MILL INC. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Grain Mill Product Manufacturers (GLOBAL) analysis is ideal for ...  |  read more...
USD 1,480
World Commodity Forecasts Food Feedstuffs and Beverages March 2016
3/1/2016 | published by: The Economist Intelligence Unit
... industry experts with the Economist Intelligence Unit’s world view of macroeconomic and political trends under a standard framework. It is a powerful mix, producing forecasts you can really rely on when planning and making decisions.  |  read more...
USD 740
Research Report on China Corn Industry 2016-2020
2/29/2016 | published by: China Research and Intelligence Co., Ltd.
... As regard to corn consumption, only about one third is eaten directly while the rest is used as fodder or industrial material. Macro-economic situation exerts greater influence on corn than on such rations as wheat ...  |  read more...
USD 2,400
Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report
2/5/2016 | published by: IBISWorld
... prices have affected revenue and profit. In the coming years, as crops gain more prominence for nonfood uses, the industry will get a moderate boost. Additionally, prices of principal products, such as corn and wheat, ...  |  read more...
USD 1,020
Grain Mill Product Manufacturers (EUROPEAN) - Industry Report
3/1/2016 | published by: Plimsoll Publishing Ltd.
... FOOD INVESTMENTS LIMITED and CEREAL PARTNERS POLAND TORUN PACYFIC SP. Z O.O.. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Grain Mill Product Manufacturers ...  |  read more...
USD 1,240
Commodity Brokers (UK) - Industry Report
3/1/2016 | published by: Plimsoll Publishing Ltd.
... WIRE INDUSTRIES UK LTD. This report covers activities such as frozen concentrated orange juice, concentrate, natural gas, frozen seafood, supplier and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. ...  |  read more...
USD 550
Flour & Grain Milling (UK) - Industry Report
3/1/2016 | published by: Plimsoll Publishing Ltd.
... LTD, GRAINCO LTD and BUHLER UK HOLDINGS LTD. This report covers activities such as flour, mill, wheat, grain, oats and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll ...  |  read more...
USD 550
Corn Farming in Canada - Industry Market Research Report
2/12/2016 | published by: IBISWorld
... revenue to plummet the following year. However, the industry has grown overall in the five years to 2015 due to strong demand from ethanol producers both domestically and in the United States, the industry's largest ...  |  read more...
USD 800
Flour, Grain & Corn Milling and Cooking Oils (Including Vegetable, Canola, Olive, Peanut & Soy) Manufacturing Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2022, NAIC 311200
2/16/2016 | published by: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
... metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. Key Findings: Flour, Grain & Corn Milling and Cooking Oils (Including Vegetable, Canola, Olive, Peanut & Soy) Manufacturing Industry (U.S.) ...  |  read more...
USD 1,995
Malaysia's Cocoa Industry - Competitive Landscape
2/1/2016 | published by: Smart Research Insights
Malaysia's Cocoa Industry - Competitive Landscape  |  read more...
USD 250
Cotton Ginning in Australia - Industry Market Research Report
12/11/2015 | published by: IBISWorld
... to textile manufacturers. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of ...  |  read more...
USD 965
World: Cocoa (Beans) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020
1/15/2016 | published by: IndexBox Marketing Ltd.
... production, exports and imports, price dynamics and food balance. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints. You can find here a strategic analysis of key factors influencing ...  |  read more...
USD 2,450
World: Wheat - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020
1/15/2016 | published by: IndexBox Marketing Ltd.
... and imports, price dynamics and food balance. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints. You can find here a strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market. ...  |  read more...
USD 2,450
Soybean Products: United States
2/1/2016 | published by: Freedonia Focus Reports
... in terms of: soybean meal and soybean oil. Total demand in tons is also segmented by application as follows: animal feed, food and beverage, biodiesel, and industrial. To illustrate historical trends, total demand and the ...  |  read more...
USD 750
World Commodity Forecasts Food Feedstuffs and Beverages January 2016
1/1/2016 | published by: The Economist Intelligence Unit
... industry experts with the Economist Intelligence Unit’s world view of macroeconomic and political trends under a standard framework. It is a powerful mix, producing forecasts you can really rely on when planning and making decisions.  |  read more...
USD 740
Cotton Farming in the US - Industry Market Research Report
12/9/2015 | published by: IBISWorld
... margins have remained volatile. A fall in cotton prices after their artificial inflation in 2010 and 2011 reduced profit margins markedly. In the coming years, the industry is expected to consolidate. Barring any significant shocks, ...  |  read more...
USD 1,020
EU: Maize (Corn) Flour - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020
1/15/2016 | published by: IndexBox Marketing Ltd.
... volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints. You can find here a strategic analysis ...  |  read more...
USD 1,937
Sugarcane Harvesting in the US - Industry Market Research Report
12/9/2015 | published by: IBISWorld
... production, which directly influence revenue. Sugar prices skyrocketed during the 2010 growing season due to heavy rainfall that harmed crops in Brazil, the world's leading sugarcane producer. Consequently, the disruption in the global supply of ...  |  read more...
USD 1,020
Analysis of key sectors of Saudi Arabia: Agriculture, Dairy, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables, Water, Manufacturing and Construction along with production and consumption data (2004-2020)
9/3/2015 | published by: Mordor Intelligence LLP
... Africa (MENA) regions 400 million-strong population. One of the worlds 20 largest economies, and No.1 in the MENA region, Saudi Arabia ranks 22nd out of 185 countries for the overall Ease of Doing Business. Saudi ...  |  read more...
USD 4,000
Analysis of key sectors of The United Arab Emirates: Agriculture, Dairy, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables, Water, Manufacturing and Construction along with production and consumption da
9/3/2015 | published by: Mordor Intelligence LLP
... world (after Saudi Arabia), with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $377 billion (AED1.38 trillion) in 2012. Around a third of the GDP is from crude oil based revenues. Since independence in 1971, UAE's economy ...  |  read more...
USD 4,000
World Commodity Forecasts Food Feedstuffs and Beverages October 2015
10/1/2015 | published by: The Economist Intelligence Unit
... industry experts with the Economist Intelligence Unit’s world view of macroeconomic and political trends under a standard framework. It is a powerful mix, producing forecasts you can really rely on when planning and making decisions.  |  read more...
USD 740
World Commodity Forecasts Food Feedstuffs and Beverages August 2015
8/1/2015 | published by: The Economist Intelligence Unit
... industry experts with the Economist Intelligence Unit’s world view of macroeconomic and political trends under a standard framework. It is a powerful mix, producing forecasts you can really rely on when planning and making decisions.  |  read more...
USD 740
The 2016 World Market Forecasts for Imported Corn Seed
6/10/2015 | published by: Icon Group International, Inc.
... globalization of this market, managers can no longer be contented with a local view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based ...  |  read more...
USD 425
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