Commodity trading companies today operate in a highly competitive and dynamic environment where change is oneof the few constant factors
Complexity of doing business is being increased by changes in regulation, business models and trade flows.
With a world population expected to grow almost 40% by 2050, the middle class rising in emerging countries and the continuation of industrialization, there is a structural increase in the demand for commodities. While trading companies have an essential role to play to link this demand to new sources of supply, this will require investments in infrastructure and global coverage. At the same time, trading companies need to maintain agility as external factors are creating unforeseen changes in trade flows, currencies and commodity prices
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