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Commodity Markets

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Commodity prices
August 2020 (PDF)
Commodity Markets Outlook
April 2020 (PDF)
A shock like no other: The impact of COVID-19 on commodity markets
April 2020
Monthly prices
August 2020 (XLS)
Executive summary
April 2020 (PDF)
Set up to fail? The collapse of commodity agreements
April 2020
Annual prices
August 2020 (XLS)
Price forecasts
April 2020 (PDF)
The role of substitution in commodity demand
October 2019
   Charts and data files
April 2020 (zip)
Food price shocks: channels and implications
April 2019

Recent Issues Reports Supporting data Special focus
2020 - April PDF Zip > A shock like no other: The impact of COVID-19 on commodity markets
> Set up to fail? The collapse of commodity agreements
2019 - Oct PDF Zip > The role of substitution in commodity demand
> Oil market implications of the strike on Saudi Aramco facilities
2019 - April PDF Zip > Food price shocks: channels and implications
2018 - Oct PDF Zip > Shifts in commodity demand over the past 20 years
> The implications of tariffs for commodity markets
2018 - April PDF Excel > Oil exporters: Policies and challenges
2017 - Oct * Excel  
2017 - April * Excel  
2017 - Jan * Excel > Investment weakness in commodity exporters
2016 - Oct * Excel > OPEC in historical context: Commodity agreements and market fundamentals
2016 - July * Excel > Energy and food prices: Moving in tandem?
2016 - Apr * Excel > Resource development in era of cheap commodities
2016 - Jan * Excel > Weak growth in emerging market economies: What does it imply for commodity markets?
2015 - Oct * Excel > Understanding El Niño: What does it mean for commodity markets?
> Iran Nuclear Agreement: A game changer for energy markets?
2015 - July * Excel > China and India in global commodity markets
2015 - April * Excel > Anatomy of the last four oil price crashes
2015 - Jan * Excel > Oil price plunge in perspective
2014 - Oct *    > Role of income growth in commodities
2014 - July *    > Price volatility returns to historical norms
2014 - April *      
2014 - Jan *    > Oil price volatility

* Please contact commodities@worldbank.org for information on earlier issues.

 Earlier Issues (monthly and analytical)
2013 2013Q1,   2013Q3,   2013Q4
2012 Jan,   Feb,   Jun    2012H12012H2
2011 Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec    2011H12011H2
2010 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec    2010H1
2009 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec    2009H1
2008 Jan,   Feb,   Apr,   Jul,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec
2007 Mar,   Apr,   Jun,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec
2006 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec
2005 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec
2004 2004Q3
2003 Jan,   Feb,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Sep,   Nov,   Dec     2003Q1
2002 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec     2002Q1
2001 Dec    2001Q1
2000 April    2000Q2
1999 Jan,   Feb,   Mar,   Apr,   May,   Jun,   Jul,   Aug,   Sep,   Oct,   Nov,   Dec    1999Q21999Q31999Q4
1998 1998Q1,   1998Q2,   1998Q3,   1998Q4
1997 1997Q1,   1997Q2,   1997Q3,   1997Q4
1996 1996Q1,   1996Q2,   1996Q3,   1996Q4
1995 1995Q1,   1995Q2,   1995Q3
1994 1994Q4
 Price Forecasts*  
2020 Apr
2019 Apr   Oct 2006 Feb   Apr   Oct
2018 Apr   Oct 2005 Jan   Jun   Aug
2017 Jan   Apr   Oct 2004 Feb   Sep
2016 Jan   Apr   Jul   Oct 2003 Jun
2015 Jan   Apr   Jul   Oct 2002 Nov
2014 Jan   Apr   Jul   Oct 2001 Oct
2013 Jan   Jul   Oct 2000 Jan   Apr   Nov
2012 Jan 1999 Jan   Apr   Jul   Oct
2011 Jan   Jun 1998 Feb   May   Aug   Nov
2010 Jan 1997 Feb   May   Aug   Nov
2009 Jan 1996 Feb   May   Aug   Nov
2008 May   Nov 1995 Feb   May   Aug
2007 Jul   Sep   Dec 1994 Nov

* Document types include PDF and Excel. Please contact commodities@worldbank.org for information on earlier issues.