Market Watch February 2007: Material Demand

March 8, 2007
Knowing what's up or down impacts bottom line.

The Institute for Supply Management's Report On Business track commodity prices to help purchasing managers plan ahead.

Commodities Up In Price
Aluminum (3)
Corn Products (4)
Natural Gas
Nickel (4)
Stainless Steel (2)
Stainless Steel Sheet (2)

Commodities Down In Price
Caustic Soda
Copper (3)

Commodities In Short Supply
Electronic Components

Note: After each commodity is the number of consecutive months the price has risen or dropped.

Source: February 2007 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

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