Series: Finance & Development
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 22 May 2008
Keywords: oil prices, opec, crude oil, crude oil prices, carbon emissions, commodity prices, opec countries, exporting countries, world trade, world trade organization
'Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?' asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead a...