commodity

commodity
noun
(a) ECONOMICS (product) marchandise f, produit m; (foodstuff) denrée f;
rice is the staple commodity of China le riz est la ressource principale de la Chine
(b) STOCK EXCHANGE matière f première;
to trade commodities spéculer sur les marchés à terme des matières premières;
coffee is considered to be the main agricultural commodity le café est considéré comme la principale matière négociable
commodity broker, commodity dealer courtier(ère) m, f en matières premières;
commodity exchange marché m des matières premières;
commodity futures opérations f pl à terme sur matières premières;
commodity market marché des matières premières;
commodity money monnaie f de marchandise;
commodity prices prix m pl des marchandises, cours m pl des denrées

He says the main reasons why the recovery will continue is to do with commodity prices and capital flows, which he says have yet to recover. We are at the bottom of the commodity price market - these countries produce raw materials and so it is a very important part of their economy, he says. And people have stopped pulling their money dramatically out of emerging markets.


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