A commodity price refers to the current value or price at which a raw material or primary product, such as oil, gas, electricity, metals, or agricultural products, is traded in the global marketplace. Commodity prices are determined by various factors including supply and demand dynamics, global economic conditions, geopolitical factors, weather patterns, and government policies. These prices can fluctuate significantly over time due to changes in these factors, impacting various industries and the economy as a whole.
1. Investopedia – Commodity Prices:
2. World Bank – Commodity Markets:
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