Our insights

Discover our global market insights into commodity markets. See what's trending in the agriculture, forest products, metals and mining and new generation energy markets.

Search all the latest market insights and coverage
    Top stories across markets

    Indonesia is preparing to invest more in its aluminium supply chain as part of its wider critical metals strategy, Fastmarkets understands

    In the third episode of Fastmarkets critical minerals podcast Fast Forward, Trafigura CEO Jeremy Weir tells host Andrea Hotter why the current geopolitical environment means that the energy transition won’t be a smooth ride for commodity traders

    US-headquartered Atlas Lithium decided to expand its investment into Brazilian hard-rock lithium feedstock resources with the acquisition of new exploration permits ahead of scheduled first production from its Neves project in the fourth quarter, the company announced on Monday June 17

    The recent volatility of wood product raw materials prices significantly impacts the US housing market, influencing both demand and supply in construction. With pressure mounting in the framing lumber and structural panel markets, the fluctuating cost of these essential materials creates a ripple effect affecting pricing, project timelines and ultimately the availability of new homes. […]

    Videos on demand

    An interview with Terry Webber, vice president of industry affairs at AF&PA on product recyclability, forest management and legislation

    An interview with Laurent Sellier, CEO of Smurfit Kappa The Americas on changing packaging consumer behaviors and the key to preparedness for 2024

    An interview with Joachim Klein, managing director at StepChange Consulting on containerboard demand, opportunities in M&As and talent acquisition

    Deep dive into our data stories

    A market shift in focus from soy meal to oil is affecting the cost of feed

    Fastmarkets experts share lithium forecasts, data and interactive price charts to demonstrate the ever-changing battery materials landscape and make some key predictions for the future of the lithium market

    Access the replay and read five key takeaways from our recent webinar ‘Housing at a crossroads: Why near-term pain could be short lived’

    Key topics and special interest hubs

    Browse our special interest content hubs to get deeper insights into the biggest issues across commodity markets

    We recognize the importance of being clear about our price assessment and index process. Our independently audited pricing process aligns with core IOSCO principles. Find out how our price reporters and analysts assess and forecast prices in agriculture, forest products and metals

    Purple, Texture, Lighting

    The definitive podcast for the critical minerals and battery raw materials markets. From uncovering market secrets to predicting future trends using Fastmarkets forecasting data, we’ve got you covered.

    In Hotter Commodities, special correspondent Andrea Hotter cuts to the chase on the biggest stories impacting the natural resources sector, what it means for the markets, the key risks and opportunities.

    Fastmarkets combines the commodity intelligence of these familiar names:

    Metal Bulletin • American Metal Market • Scrap Price Bulletin • Industrial Minerals • RISI • FOEX • The Jacobsen • Agricensus • Palm Oil Analytics • Random Lengths • FastMarkets and more

    Talk to us

    Whether you’re interested in learning how to become a customer from our sales teams or looking to get in touch with one of our reporters, we’re here for you.

    Speak to our team

    Why use a price reporting agency?

    Navigate uncertainty and make business decisions with confidence using our battery raw materials price data, forecasts and critical intelligence.

    Learn more