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World Commodity Yearbook 2008

Edited by Phillipe Chalmin

The world’s raw materials and commodities markets have never experienced anything like the present economic situation. In an extremely feverish and nervous climate, with record prices and precipitous drops, the markets are experiencing their most severe crisis of confidence since 1929. The 22nd edition of CyclOpe offers an exhaustive analysis of tensions in the main global markets, from finance to agriculture to energy to metals. It is a reader’s ideal guide to this many-faceted crisis.

CyclOpe 2008 also examines the Doha Round and its deliberations, the development of the carbon emissions markets, soaring art prices, and the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. It provides an analysis of all the planet’s markets, from apples to zirconium.

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