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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.
16. July 2021

Price increases on the energy markets

• HWWI overall index rose by 6.7 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices increased by 8.3 %
• Sawn wood prices fell by 16.2 %

Press release
4. June 2021

Strong price increases in the commodity markets

• HWWI overall index rose by 8 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices increased by 4.8 %
• Sawn wood prices rose by another 33 %

Press release
18. May 2021

Increasing Corona infections in India affect commodity prices

• HWWI overall index rose by 0.9 % (US dollar basis)
• Crude oil prices fell by 1.1 %
• Sawn wood prices rose by 13 %

Press release
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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