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Commodity Prices Surged In December 2020 – Pink Sheet

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Commodity Prices Surged In December 2020 - Pink Sheet

Commodity Prices Surged In December 2020…

Energy prices surged in December, led by a more than 15% increase in oil prices, the World Bank’s Pink Sheet reported. Non-energy prices jumped 4.7%. 

Agricultural prices advanced 2.1% in December. Food prices were up 2.6%, led grains (+3.8%) and oils and meals (+2.6%). Raw materials rose 1.4%, while beverages gained marginally (+0.8%). Fertilizer prices rose 2.2%.

Commodity Prices Surged In December 2020 - Pink Sheet

Metals prices surged more than 10% in December with all components moving higher, including iron ore (+25%), copper (+10%), tin and nickel (+6.5% each). Precious metals gained almost 1%, led by a surge in platinum prices (+12.8%). 

Nominal price indexes, percent changes, December over November

Commodity Prices Surged In December 2020 - Pink Sheet

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