Global Economic Prospects 2014

Five years after the financial crisis, the world economy is showing signs of bouncing back. Read more ...

Development Prospects

Providing information, analysis, and advice on global trends in the world economy.  Find out more ...

Global Economic Monitor

Now free. Daily and monthly updates on global economic developments and relevant topical issues. Find out more ...

Syndicate content

World Bank published latest commodity prices: May 2012

John Baffes's picture

In April 2012 the energy price index declined by 3.6% while the non-energy index remained broadly unchanged.  Food edged up by 0.4%, beverages weakened by 1.4%, raw materials softened by 0.4%, metals fell by 1.9% and fertilizers strengthened by 4.7%.  The US dollar appreciated 0.4% against the euro and 0.3% against a broad index of currencies.

To access recent and long-term historical prices and other commodity-related information, please click here.

Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (March to April 2012)

Add new comment