Market Watch March 2007: Material Demand

April 10, 2007
Commodity prices rise.

The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business monitors commodity price demand. The March 2007 report shows no relief for purchasing budgets.

Commodities Up In Price
Aluminum (4)
Cobalt and Cobalt Powder
Corrugated Containers
Diesel Fuel, Fuel, Natural Gas (2)
Nickel (5)
Plastic Resins
Stainless Steel (3), Steel

Commodities Down In Price
No commodities are reported down in price.

Commodities In Short Supply
No commodities are reported in short supply.

Note: Numbers shown in parentheses indicate consecutive months the price has risen or dropped.

Source: March 2007 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

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