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World Bank publishes latest commodity prices: January 2011

John Baffes's picture

Commodity prices (measured in U.S. dollar) continued to escalate across the board in January 2011. Energy prices rallied by 4.3%; non-energy prices increased by 5.4%.  Food prices rose by 4.3%; beverages up by 4.5%; raw materials prices soared by 9.9%; base metals climb by 5.2%; fertilizer prices increased 2.4%. The US dollar depreciated 1.1% against the euro and 1.2% against a broad index of currencies.

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

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, Percent  Changes (December 2010 to January 2011)
Source: The World Bank

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