Fastmarkets’ 2024 outlook for key raw materials and ingredients used in the production and distribution of fast-moving consumer goods

Analyzing trends, outlooks and influential factors in the global palm oil market

Phoebe O’Hara, battery raw material analyst at Fastmarkets, shares her analysis on electric vehicle (EV) demand in 2023 and some insights for 2024 and beyond

Published in a recent Gaftaworld issue, Tim Worledge, editorial director at Fastmarkets Agriculture shares his view on oilseeds and veg oils 2024 demand outlooks

Underlying terms for contracts of spodumene are evolving for 2024 and beyond to address market volatility

Now that we are moving into 2024, it’s a good time to take a look at what to expect over the next 12 months. In this market outlook, we’ll dive deep into the global macroeconomic landscape and its impact on shifting consumer behaviors and its impact on economies worldwide. The global macroeconomic keyword for 2024 […]

The global recovered paper (RCP) market has been quite volatile for the past couple of years. After a strong upturn in 2021, the global market for bulk grades of RCP collapsed in the second half of 2022. Most regions found their bottoms at the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, and the global […]

The Fastmarkets base metals research team forecasts the dynamic trends and opportunities in the base metals market in 2024 and beyond

Fastmarkets looks ahead to 2024 and beyond at some key developments for the battery materials market as the clean energy transition faces a challenging global economic and geopolitical backdrop

Softwood lumber traders worldwide begin 2024 with a glimmer of hope that a post-pandemic new normal might finally emerge after several years of upheaval. Plateauing interest rates and encouraging signs in the U.S. housing market in late 2023 provided a reason for guarded optimism in North America. U.S. and Canadian exports to China increased last […]