Press releases

February 17, 2021

Crude oil prices continue to recover

• HWWI overall index increased by 10.6% (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices rose by 10.2%
• Iron ore prices increased by 12.4%

January 15, 2021

Crude oil prices continue to recover

• HWWI overall index increased by 11.3 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices rose by 13.7 %
• Iron ore prices increased by 23.6 %

December 17, 2020

Price increase on the crude oil markets

• HWWI overall index rose by 4.7 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices increased by 5.9 %
• Prices for food and beverages rose by 5.6 %

November 17, 2020

Sharp price increase on the grain markets

• HWWI overall index rose by 3.1 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices fell by 0.7 %
• Grain prices increased by 7 %

October 20, 2020

Renewed decline in crude oil prices

• HWWI overall index fell by 2.0% (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices fell by 6.5 %
• Prices for food and beverages increased by 6.2 %

September 15, 2020

Prices for industrial metals record strong price increases

• HWWI commodity price index increases by 7.0 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices rise by 3.4 %
• Strong increase in prices for industrial raw materials by 10.1 %

August 14, 2020

OPEC+ continues to stabilise crude oil prices

• HWWI commodity price index increases by 5.8 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices rise by 6.1 %
• Slight increase of 1.4 % in prices for food and beverages

July 21, 2020

Crude oil prices extend upward trend

• HWWI commodity price index increases by 18.7 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices rise by 27.3 %
• 3 % increase on the markets for food and beverages

June 17, 2020

Price increase on crude oil markets

• HWWI commodity price index increases by 21.7 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices rise by 39.9 %
• Slight decline of 1.8 % in prices on the markets for food and beverages

May 20, 2020

Negative price for WTI-crude oil for the first time

• HWWI commodity price index fell by 22.9 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices fell by 31.6 %
• 7.2 % decline in prices on the markets for industrial raw materials

April 16, 2020

Price collapse on the raw material markets in March

• HWWI commodity price index fell by 29.2 % (US dollar base)
• 38.6 % decrease in crude oil prices
• Price decline of 2.1 % on the markets for industrial raw materials

March 17, 2020

Sharp drop in commodity prices due to corona virus in February

• HWWI overall index fell by 12.2 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices down 13.5
• Price decline of 5.8 % on the markets for industrial raw materials

February 10, 2020

Falling prices on markets for crude oil in January

• HWWI overall index fell by 3.3 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil prices declined by 2.4 %
• Index for industrial raw materials rose by 1.5 %

January 16, 2020

Price increases in the markets for crude oil in December

• HWWI-Commodity Price Index rose by 2.4 % (US dollar base)
• Crude oil price rose by 4.1 %
• Index for food and beverages rose by 3.9 %

December 16, 2019

Energy prices increased in November

• Overall HWWI index rose 4.5 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil price rose 4,9 %
• Index for food and beverages rose by 3.0 %

November 8, 2019

Marginal decline in crude oil prices in October

• HWWI overall index fell by 1.8 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil price fell by 3.6 %
• Food and beverages index increased by 3.8 %

August 16, 2019

Industrial Materials on the rise in July

• HWWI Total index increased by 3.0% (US dollar basis).
• Crude oil increased by 3.2%.
• Index for Food total fell by 0.7%.

June 21, 2019

Trend reversal on the raw material market in May

• HWWI Commodity Price Index total fell by 2.7% (US dollar basis).
• On monthly average, crude oil price fell by 2.7 %.
• Index of non-ferrous metals fell by 5.4 %.

May 16, 2019

OPEC postpones April meeting to June

• HWWI Total index rose by 3.9% (US dollar basis).
• Crude oil prices increased by 7.4%.
• The Index for Food total fell again.

April 16, 2019

Crude oil prices continued to rise in March

• HWWI Commodity Price Index rose by 2.2% (US dollar basis).
• On monthly average, crude oil price increased by 4.3%.
• Index for Food total dropped.

March 21, 2019

Price increase on the crude oil market continued in February

• HWWI Commodity Price Index rose by 3.0% (US dollar basis).
• On monthly average, crude oil increased by 7.4%.
• Industrial raw materials Index rose.

February 20, 2019

Turnaround at the start of the year in January

• HWWI Total index rose by 0.4% (US dollar basis).
• On monthly average, crude oil increased by 4.5%.
• Industrial raw materials as well as food prices rose.

January 15, 2019

Sustained price decline in the crude oil market in December

• HWWI Commodity Price Index fell by 9.5% (US dollar base).
• On monthly average, crude oil price decreased by 10.3%.
• Sub-Indices for Industrial and Food & beverages dropped also.