The international trading market is currently quite favorable to commodity-producing countries such as Brazil. On the 2nd May 2018, the Bloomberg Commodity Index, which tracks daily the performance of main commodities, closed at US$89.49, 1.5% higher than it was at lhe end of 2017 and 6.73% higher than it was 12 months ago.

A great part of this positive balance is due to the always-rising demand for products such as beef, poultry and other food-related commodities, led by countries in the MENA region as well as China and South Korea.

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Este artigo foi publicado no Islamic Finance News no dia 9 de maio de 2018.


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