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Press releases

In the following, you will find the latest press releases on the development of the HWWI commodity price index in recent months.
15. September 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 %

Press release
14. August 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

Press release
21. July 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

Press release
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Elzbieta Hagemann

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HWWI researchers are regularly interviewed by the national and international press on resource economics topics. The development of the HWWI commodity price index is also subject to media coverage.

ARD, plusminus: Northeast Passage: Race for arctic resources

EXTERNAL PRESS ARTICLE | BY ANDRÉ WOLF

Climate change is changing the Arctic and enabling the exploitation of Arctic resources.

Author: Beatrix Bursig

Article
20. November 2019

taz: “Markets are currently well supplied“

taz-INTERVIEW | WITH KATRIN KNAUF

The price of crude oil has risen. No problem, says economist Katrin Knauf, as long as the conflict does not intensify. The extraction of oil reserves is beneficial to the environment.

Article
17. September 2019

Recycling Magazin: HWWI raw materials became significantly cheaper

EXTERNAL PRESS ARTICLE | BY KATRIN KNAUF

In August, the HWWI commodity price index fell on average by 6.1 % (in euro: -5.3 %) compared to the previous month.

Article
17. September 2019