Commodities

Kairos Commodities provides continuously updated market information. We help our understand market dynamics and improve the timing of their commodity purchases.

Kairos Commodities offers forecasts on prices and hedging recommendations, which is based on a thorough study of production and consumption statistics. Our analyses are based on demand/supply balance, inventories, cost drivers, volatility, speculation and price seasonality.

Value

Understanding commodity markets enables organizations to:

- Make better decisions on the timing and the scope of purchases

- Increase negotiation power

- Gain unparalleled cost savings/avoidance – many companies see cost savings/avoidance of 10-15% on purchases

- Save time on collecting and validating sources – customers can focus on interpreting and acting

Commodity groups

Metals

The analyses of metals utilize data from a wide range of reputable sources, including industry organizations, the Federal Reserve, Eurostat, Census Bureau, CFTC, BLS, and many more.

Energy

The analyses of energy utilize data from a wide range of reputable sources, including EIA, OPEC, Entso-E, Eurostat, CFTC and many more.

Plastics

The analyses of plastics utilize data from a wide range of reputable sources, including Plastics Europe, JPIF, APPE, Eurostat and many more.

Softs

The analyses of soft commodities utilize data from a wide range of reputable sources, including USDA, Eurostat, Census Bureau, CFTC, BLS, and many more.

Currencies

Kairos Commodities currency forecasts cover short term trends of less than 6 months as well as long trends of more than 1 year.

Analyses consider both short term (daily) currency prices as well long term (monthly) prices.

Miscellaneous

The analysis of miscellaneous commodities utilize data from a wide range of reputable sources, including Eurostat, FAO, UNECE, CEPI, EIA and more.

Trade Wars

When the United States in early 2018 introduced tariffs on steel and aluminium it immediately prompted uncertainty on global metal markets. This article goes through the series of recent tariffs introduced by the United States, delves into the events that make up the "global trade war" and investigates how the new tariffs impact global commodity markets.

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