soft commodities


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soft commodities

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(Stock Exchange) nonmetal commodities such as cocoa, sugar, and grains, bought and sold on a futures market. Also called: softs
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In 2014, BNP Paribas strengthened its actions to fight against deforestation with the adoption of the Soft Commodities Compact , a joint initiative of the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF).
The launch represents the company's first entry into deliverable soft commodities.
Vohra, who has over nine years of experience in product and business development in the Exchange industry, will be responsible for developing new products and exploring growth opportunities for DGCX in the soft commodities sector.
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has appointed Sanjeev Vohra as the head of soft commodities.
Ian Wright, Chief Business Officer of DGCX said: "Sanjeev Vohra's expertise and knowledge will be a key asset in our efforts to develop our offerings in soft commodities, a sector that is a vital part of our portfolio expansion strategy.
For example, according to Edward George, head of soft commodities research at Ecobank, despite producing 70% of the world's cocoa, three quarters is exported raw to Europe and Asia where it is processed.
Hikes in excise duties on alcohol and the pass-through from elevated soft commodities prices pushed food inflation higher, while demand-side inflationary pressure remained weak amid modest consumer activity.
Lombard Capital Plc formerly Agneash Soft Commodities Plc
Most recently he served as a Senior Trader at Marex Spectron, specializing in coffee options, following senior roles in soft commodities and global agricultural over-the-counter derivatives at National Australia Bank Capital, S&P Trading Corporation and Noble Group.
Licht - the leading soft commodities analyst - has unveiled a raft of well-known and highly respected speakers for its 2011 World Ethanol and Biofuels conference, being held from 7[sup.
Food prices are rising because so-called soft commodities, such as wheat, coffee and corn, have rocketed in value in the past year, partly as a result of growing demand from emerging markets such as China and India.
98 per cent per annum, the ADIB Soft Commodity Note return, which is based on the performance of three soft commodities, is expected to be higher.