This year has seen an unprecedented rise in prices for many goods, some of which have soared to such heights, which have been recorded in the history of the world market. A record rise in prices for different categories of items contribute to the need for the world economy in metal and fuel on the background of dwindling stocks of these raw materials, adverse weather conditions and natural disasters, declining agricultural yields and the activity of speculators in the global market.
1. Currently, there is a tendency of sharp price rises in copper: November 11, the cost of copper has reached its peak in 8903 and amounted to 36 U.S. dollars per ton. The main reason for the increase in copper prices is strong demand for the metal used as raw materials in various industries (especially in electrical engineering and electronics). The main consumer countries copper is China, which has recently sharply increased demand for commodities as a hedge against rising prices.
3. Very attractive for investment and platinum, which is due to a number of valuable properties is widely used in high-tech industries. Nov. 4 there was just a dizzying rise in prices for the metal. An ounce of platinum was worth $ 1787.6, November 3 at its cost was $ 1,707.5. And this is more than five percent increase in price in just 1 day!