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Three Areas of Opportunity for ASEAN

Kamile Botyriute

Kamile Botyriute

1 Nov 22

Trade tensions and major disruptions in global supply chains have pushed investors to look for alternative business locations. The regional bloc of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is increasingly viewed as a prospective option for new investments thanks to trade liberalisation, rapid digital advancement and cost advantages.

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Key Risks and Opportunities in the Global Food Commodity Market

Aleksandra Svidler

Aleksandra Svidler

21 Oct 22

We have identified key factors that will continue to shape food commodity markets, including commodity price volatility, uneven development in food demand, shifts in global supply chains, climate change and sustainability pressures.

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Uncertainty in Wheat Supply Pressures Emerging Markets

Dovile Misiunaite

Dovile Misiunaite

18 Oct 22

Food crisis is brewing in 2022, with wheat supply and pricing playing a major role in it. Soaring agricultural input prices, increasingly unpredictable weather conditions during harvests and the war in Ukraine are all pushing up the key commodity price and in turn leading to inflation across most staple foods.

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New Housing and Construction Methods Drive Demand for Wood

Kamile Botyriute

Kamile Botyriute

19 Jul 22

New construction projects are expected to rely more on wood products amid growing interest in construction from mass timber. As wood requires less energy to process compared to other materials such as steel or concrete, it is also increasingly viewed as a renewable, low-carbon and energy-efficient option for buildings.

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Global Trends in the Commodities Market

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

14 Jul 22

Explore the latest trends shaping the global commodities market in our free report extract.

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Staple Foods: Wheat Woes Intensify Inflation

Tom Rees

Tom Rees

21 Jun 22

Staple foods have come under intense pressure from inflation in recent times, and the drivers show no immediate signs of easing. While costs were already rising across the board, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resulting impact on the world’s wheat supply has meant costs have soared for producers and prices have surged on-shelf for consumers.

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War, Protectionism and Climate Change Inflate Global Food Prices

Lan Ha

Lan Ha

3 Jun 22

The prices of food commodities are rising, hitting economies, manufacturers and consumers worldwide. An analysis of the factors behind this surge shows that food inflationary pressures are likely to remain high in 2022 and beyond.

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Inflation at Breakfast: Tracking Inflation from a Variety of Perspectives

Jared Conway

Jared Conway

30 May 22 | UTC Time: 11:00 PM

High inflation means an increase in the cost of living, but how are prices rising across different consumer goods categories and markets?

Assessment

Global Inflation Surge: Causes and Implications for Businesses

Zora Milenkovic

Zora Milenkovic

11 May 22

This infographic showcases factors increasing global prices for everyday goods, such as supply chain shortages, political instability and climate change.