Commodity risk

Political risk Credit risk Volume risk

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.