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Most commodity prices to fall back before long

Prices generally rose in May, bolstered by signs of recovery in the global economy – led by the US – and stronger commodities demand. While prices could make further gains in the near term, we expect the prices of most commodities to be in decline by year-end on the back of slower growth in China’s economy and a more general improvement in supply.

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