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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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Commodities Industry Research & Market Reports

  • World: Wheat - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025

    ...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

  • World: Cocoa (Beans) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025

    ...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

  • Global Database of the Top 1000 Wet Corn Milling Companies

    ...marketing, sales and product managers, analysts, and other people looking for key company information in a readily accessible and clearly presented format. The database is essential for companies who want to find out more about ... Read More

  • Global Database of the Top 1000 Soybean and Oilseed Processing Companies

    ...industry executives, marketing, sales and product managers, analysts, and other people looking for key company information in a readily accessible and clearly presented format. The database is essential for companies who want to find out ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in the United States

    ...profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in India

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in South Korea

    ...contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Australia

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in the Czech Republic

    ...profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Norway

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Mexico

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Taiwan

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Denmark

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Spain

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Sweden

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Agricultural Products in Scandinavia

    ...of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Key Findings Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in ... Read More

  • Global Soybeans Grains Market Research Report 2017

    ...focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, united Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). The report firstly introduced the Soybeans Grains basics: definitions, classifications, applications ... Read More

  • Corn Farming in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

    ...to fluctuations in downstream markets and global weather patterns. The price of corn is expected to continue falling in 2016. After that, the high corn inventories of the past few years will fall, pushing up ... Read More

  • 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 2023, NAIC 311200

    ...Milling and Cooking Oils (Including Vegetable, Canola, Olive, Peanut & Soy) Manufacturing Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2023, NAIC 311200 Vital industry-specific data including metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth ... Read More

  • Global Corn Wet-Milling Market Research Report 2016

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Corn Wet-Milling basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Corn Farming: State Industry Market Evaluator 111150

    ...displayed for 2013-2014-2015-2016q2 for these measures: industry market volume, average firm, site and small business sales, sales per employee, market volume by employment class, employment by employment class and more. Additional statistics include failure rates ... Read More

  • Soybean Farming: State Industry Market Evaluator 111110

    ...displayed for 2013-2014-2015-2016q2 for these measures: industry market volume, average firm, site and small business sales, sales per employee, market volume by employment class, employment by employment class and more. Additional statistics include failure rates ... Read More

  • Wheat Farming: State Industry Market Evaluator 111140

    ...displayed for 2013-2014-2015-2016q2 for these measures: industry market volume, average firm, site and small business sales, sales per employee, market volume by employment class, employment by employment class and more. Additional statistics include failure rates ... Read More

  • Sugarcane Harvesting in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...production, which directly influence revenue. The industry is headed for major challenges over the next five years. In addition to slower growth in prices, increasingly health-conscious consumers will likely turn to low- and no-calorie sweeteners, ... Read More

  • Cotton Ginning in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

    ...cotton spinners and 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 ... Read More

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