Primary Commodity Prices

Data on Primary Commodity Prices are updated monthly based on the IMF’s Primary Commodity Price System.

Updated: December 8, 2020

Indices and Market Prices

Commodity Data Portal

Use the Commodity Data Portal to visualize and chart the prices of 68 commodities from four commodity asset classes: energy, agriculture, fertilizers, and metals.

Share, export, and download data using the interactive portal.

Commodity Terms of Trade

The database includes a set of country-specific commodity-price based indices for 182 economies from 1962. 

For each country, the change in the international price of up to 45 individual commodities is weighted using commodity-level trade data.

Special Feature

The Commodity Special Feature is part of the World Economic Outlook publication and covers commodity market developments and outlook, and analyzes a special issue.

Recent Issues

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