The Impact of China on Global Commodity Prices: The Disruption of the World’s Resource Sector

1st Edition

Masuma Farooki, Raphael Kaplinsky

Published March 4, 2013
Reference - 210 Pages - 51 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415869928 - CAT# Y153356
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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Drawing on a large number of diverse sources, The Impact of China on Global Commodity Prices comprehensively and systematically evidences the trends in the prices of different sets of commodities, analyses the drivers of China’s demand for commodities the factors constraining global supply and in the role which the financialisation of commodities is playing in constraining commodity production. It also documents and the growing role of China as a foreign investor in the commodities sectors. All of these trends are woven together to explore the fabric of strategic choices confronting public and private sector decision-makers.


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