Regional markets have become world markets..
The last decade a lot has changed in the agricultural markets. Regional markets became world markets, prices seem to fluctuate more every year and because of the rise of the internet, news reaches the markets at an incredible pace.
Especially in the agricultural markets a lot has changed. The futures markets are becoming more important every year in the process of risk management, every farmer, trader or processor is involved. By managing the purchase and selling of products and raw materials on the long term, the future of companies is better secured against the changing enviroment. Not only agreements with suppliers or customers are important, but the agricultural futures markets are becoming more and more important in managing the future. Read more...