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Commodity Prices
Ongoing work

• Data collection and processing: Update of monthly and annual commodity prices and calculation of price indices, using the year 2000 as base year.

• Data dissemination in UNCTADstat.

• Annual calculation of price instability indices.

Methodological work:

• Plan to update the base year and composition of commodities along with their weight in the calculation of indices.

• Plan to add new emerging commodities with importance to developing economies.