Stats: Commodity Prices Hit Emerging Markets Hardest

Commodity Prices And Emerging Markets


Rising commodity prices have a much bigger effect on the performance of emerging markets economies than they do in developed markets.

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“This chart is important because it shows how sensitive emerging markets are to changes in commodity prices. Inflation hits the poor the hardest because they spend so much of their income on essential items like food and energy”

– Jason Trennert, managing partner and chief investment strategist at advisory and research firm Strategas

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What countries/regions will be the biggest drivers of global demand in the near term?

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