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Selected Key Journals/Newspapers/Databases

NOTE: The print versions of the following selected journals are located in Stauffer Library bound or current periodicals. Search QCAT for holdings details and to search individual online journals.
HG1.B27 and online (check QCAT for coverage)
Subject > Commodity / Financial Market News > Commodity Markets > Energy, Metals, and more ....
Futures from 1968-
HB3730.F8 (1973-1999)
HG6001.J68 (1981-2001)
HG1.W3t Microfilm (1945-1956; 1966- )

Statistics, Prices, Multiple Commodities Sources

For daily Commodity Prices see PressReader and selected newspapers on our News guide. (eg. Globe and Mail, National Post, Wall Street Journal).
Passport (Euromonitor)
new: Natural Resources portal (in the Economies tab) provides commodity prices and analysis. Also a Monthly Economic Review of Commodity Prices.
Provides daily statistics, prices, and data sets about commodities, futures, options; real-time and time series. Available only at the Smith School of Business.
Commodity Price Statistics (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
 (UNCTAD) Commodities . Statistics
Country Information (Export Development Canada)
See Commodity Price Update, Oil Market Dynamics, and more...
International Financial Statistics (IMF) from 1948-
UN9 MF I52 from 1980- (Gov Docs - current year on REF)
Commodity Prices, Market Prices and Unit Values.
International Financial Statistics Yearbook
UN9 MF I53 from 1979- (Gov Docs, latest on REF)
Mineral Commodity Summaries (U.S. Geological Survey)
This annual report provides statistics on over 90 minerals from 1996-
The World Bank collection of monthly commodities prices and indices from 1960 to present, updated on the third working day of each month, as presented in the Commodity Price Data (a.k.a. Pink Sheet), published continuously for more than half a century. Select blue Databank link on the right.

Prices by Commodity Group

Agricultural Products:
ICIS Chemical Business (check QCAT for print and online holdings)
See also:
Chemical Industry: Prices and Statistics Guide (Queen's Library)
Construction Materials:
ENR (weekly: check QCAT for print and online holdings)
World energy historical data from 1965-
Energy Statistics Handbook (Statistics Canada)

International Energy Price Information (International EnergyAssociation, IEA)

New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), Commodity Exchange, Inc (COMEX), Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).
Oilweek Magazine (Check QCAT for print and online)
Forest Products:
ENR (Engineering News-Record. Check QCAT for print and online holdings)
Official Board Markets (Check QCAT for online holdings)
Metals and Minerals:
Engineering and Mining Journal (Check QCAT for holdings)
Canadian Average Annual Prices of Selected Metals 1998- (Natural Resources Canada)
Mineral Commodity Summaries (U.S. Geological Survey)


Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)

CME Group

New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)
Commodity Exchange, Inc (COMEX)
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

Natural Gas Exchange (NGX)

Northern Miner: Commodity Associations and Exchanges


Access to charts, quotes, market reports, API Data, and research.
Daily commodity futures and financial market information.
An independent agency of the U.S. Government.
Mineral Commodities. U.S. Geological Survey
"An intergovernmental financial institution within the framework of the United support developing countries that are commodity dependent...."
Gold and other metals.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)    Commodities    Statistics
Trade and Markets (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)