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Commodity risk refers to the uncertainties of future market values and of the size of the future income, caused by the fluctuation in the prices of commodities.[1] These commodities may be grains, metals, gas, electricity etc. A commodity enterprise needs to deal with the following kinds of risks:

Groups at risk

There are broadly four categories of agents who face the commodities risk:

See also


  1. ^ International Monetary Fund (2005). Financial Sector Assessment. ISBN 0821364324.