Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


International Commodities, International Commodities Market, Developments


A report on the developments in the International (London) commodities' market during the first quarter,1984. The notable commodities includes coffee, cotton, palm-kernel and rubber. A number of factors accounted for the general improvement in commodity prices. Firstly, there was a decline in the supply of most of the commodities. The second factor was the uncertainty regarding production prospects in the immediate future . Finally, there was a general increase in the demand for most of the commodities.

Author Bio

The authors are staff of the Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Central Bank of Nigeria (1984). Developments in the International (London) Commodities' Market during the First Quarter,1984. CBN Economic Financial Review. 22(1), 2-3.



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