Food Commodities Market Insights and Forecasting
Commodity and food prices are increasingly influenced by geopolitical trade disputes and volatile weather patterns. Navigate uncertainty with current and future price discovery tools, and medium- or long-term supply and demand outlooks, to make informed decisions.
Facts about the global Food Commodities market:
- China, India, Brazil and the US dominate global food commodity production and export and import markets, across a variety of agricultural and food sectors.
- Over one million hectares are dedicated to crops production globally with the four largest in area being wheat, corn, rice, and soybeans.
- India replaced Brazil as the world’s largest producer of sugar in 2018/19.
- China produces and consumes nearly 50% of all pork globally.
- Turkey is the leading producer and exporter of hazelnuts, accounting for an estimated 80% of world supply.
Food Commodities Sectors
Foods & Ingredients
Agricultural Bilateral Import & Export Trade Data
Chemical Food Additives
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Vice President, Livestock and Meat, IHS Markit
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