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A New Multipolar World Economy

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The global economy is currently is the throes of a great transformation in economic structure, power, and influence. The economies that have been commonly called "emerging markets" appear to have finally "emerged," and are coming into their own in terms of their contributions to global economic and financial activity, the international corporate landscape, and even the shape of the international financial system (which are discussed in turn below).

Global Commodity Watch - May 2011

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Non-energy commodity prices rose 2.0 percent in April due to supply concerns and depreciation of the dollar—down 1.6 percent against a broad group of currencies. However prices for many commodities fell in early May on concerns about slowing demand and a sharp gain in the value of the dollar, Silver, cotton, and sugar (and crude oil) fell most.