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World Bank publishes latest commodity prices: November 2010

John Baffes's picture

Commodity prices (measured in U.S. dollar) continued to climb in November 2010. Energy prices increased 3.6%; non-energy prices rose by 3.4%.  Food prices advanced by 4.9% while beverages were up moderately by 2.9%; raw materials prices rallied by 7.6%; metals remained firm. The US dollar appreciated 1.7% against the euro and appreciated 0.3% against a broad index of currencies.

Download recent commodity prices (Pink Sheet) here and longer-term historical price series here (Excel).

Look out for next week's posting on Global Commodity Watch which will provide indepth analysis on these prices and commodity price forecasts.

Indices of Nominal US$ Prices (2000=100)
Source: The World Bank