Market Watch December 2007: Material Demand

Diesel fuel and steel prices edge up, while corrugated containers continue four-month climb.

Commodities Up In Price

Caustic Soda (3)
Corn-based Products
Containers (4)
Diesel Fuel
Fuel Surcharges
Gasoline (2)
Methanol (3)
Natural Gas (2)
Oil (2)
Packaging (2)
Plastic Products (2)
Polypropylene Resin (2)
Stainless Steel
Sulfuric Acid (2)

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: December 2007 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business

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TAGS: Procurement
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