Potash – Brazil’s growing middle class has been a driving force behind the expansion of domestic potash demand, but the country’s role as global agriculture producer should not be underestimated.
Articles Tagged "agriculture"
Zinc – Although it is primarily used as an industrial metal, demand for zinc as an agricultural fertilizer is gaining attention from scientists, governments and mining companies.
Potash – The rising cost of food is both a gift and a curse for Brazil. As a commodity-heavy economy, the country’s agricultural expansion is a driving force supporting the expansion of several phosphate producers in the area.
The Commodity Investor examines the consequences that the drought affecting the Midwestern United States is having for commodities and offers solutions on how to best handle this exceptional event.
Potash – Weak monsoon rains are wreaking havoc on India’s agricultural markets, and the prospect of drought is unsettling assumptions about upcoming potash demand.
Australia has a lot of agricultural products to offer the world. It just hasn’t decided what role foreign ownership will play in the agricultural boom that’s on its way.
The Commodity Investor discusses how to break into investing in agriculture.
It appears the rains in Spain, Portugal, and France have not fallen on the grains as predictions of summer droughts across Western Europe have pushed soft commodities prices higher in recent weeks.
In part 2 of Investing in Soft Commodities we have a look at the 2012 market outlook and a selection of investment options available.
As food prices hover near record highs, consumers (and investors) are preparing for the end of cheap food. To get you involved, we present an introduction to soft commodity investing.