Conflict, weather drive up oil and food prices
July 17, 2014 -- The conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine have driven up oil prices, while weather concerns have seen some food prices rise during the second quarter of this year, says the latest Commodity Markets Outlook. Read more
Weekly Brief: Growth in China was 7.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014, in line with expectations. (July 17, 2014) Read more
Commodity Markets Outlook: Analysis of key commodity markets, prices, and price forecasts (July 2014).
Financial Market Outlook: Analysis of global financial market trends and a forecast of capital flows to developing countries (June 2014).
Oil and food prices are up, although key commodity price indices remain broadly stable, says the latest Commodity Markets Outlook.
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Migration and Remittances
Migration and Remittances Brief 22
International migrants from developing countries are expected to send $436 billion in remittances to their home countries this year.