2014 Material Price Outlook

Top industry analysts provide valuable insight on pricing, availability, and production of key global commodities for the coming year. Get the inside track on projected price increases, pricing volatility, and commodity availability that could significantly impact your company’s operations in the year ahead.

Gain answers to questions, including:

  • Steel – Are low prices the double-edged sword that threaten your supply chain?
  • Energy, Chemicals, Plastics – When will chemicals and plastics buyers see benefits from advantaged natural gas costs in the United States?
  • Nonferrous metals – What is the two-year pricing outlook?

Register below to obtain commodity price forecasts and cost insight from leading economists and industry analysts to derive your 2014 purchasing strategy, minimize material costs and achieve a competitive advantage.


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 Building materials
 Electronic components
 Energy products
 Industrial machinery and equipment
 Nonferrous metals (i.e. aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin, titanium and zinc, brass, etc.)
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 Paper and packaging
 Rare earth metals
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