CRB Index 4-year chart

In a report in June, the World Bank calculated that almost all the growth in the past 20 years in global metal consumption, two-thirds of the increase in energy demand and two-fifths of the rise in food consumption came from seven countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia and Turkey.

CRB Index 4-year chart

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Here is a longer-term view from 2006

CRB Index chart for the period 2006 to 2018

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The following is an excellent article in The Economist:

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/08/25/global-unease-from-commerce-to-currencies-rattles-raw-materials

Reference the following background information on the CRB Index:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomson_Reuters/CoreCommodity_CRB_Index

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