Most traded commodities

A commodity is usually defined as a raw material used in the productive process or consumed on its own.

Top 10 Commodities

  1. Crude oil
  2. Coffee
  3. Natural gas
  4. Gold
  5. Wheat
  6. Cotton
  7. Corn
  8. Sugar
  9. Silver
  10. Copper

Most commonly traded commodities by group

Other lists group together agricultural products into one group

  1. Crude Oil and derivatives
  2. Coffee
  3. Agriculture – Including wheat, corn, maize, oats, rice, soybeans.
  4. Animals and Animal Products – Such as live and feeder cattle, beef, frozen and fresh pork bellies, and eggs.
  5. Cocoa, butter, orange juice and sugar.
  6. Metals – Metals such as aluminium, nickel, copper, lead and ferrous scrap.
  7. Precious metals – The other commonly traded commodities are precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum.
  8. Plastic
  9. Natural Gas
  10. Bio-fuels

(Source: IG)

Soft Commodities include:

  • Wheat
  • Corn
  • Soybeans
  • Soybean Oil
  • Soybean Meal
  • Oats
  • Rough Rice
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Sugar

There there are livestock commodities like beef, pork and lamb

Energy Commodities include:

  • WTI Crude
  • Light, Sweet Crude
  • Brent Crude
  • Natural Gas
  • Heating Oil
  • Gulf Coast Gasoline
  • Propane
  • Uranium

Precious Metal Commodities include

  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Palladium
  • Silver

Industrial Commodities include:

  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Zinc
  • Tin
  • Aluminium
  • Aluminium alloy
  • Nickel Metric Ton
  • Aluminium alloy
  • Recycled steel

Other Commodities include:

  • Ethanol
  • Rubber 1 kg
  • Palm Oil
  • Wool
  • Polypropylene

Related

Source: List of Traded Commodities

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