Market Watch For March 2009: Material Demand

An overview of common commodities.

The following information is based on the March 2009 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

Commodities Up In Price


Commodities Down In Price

Aluminum (6)
Caustic Soda
Corrugated Containers (3)
Diesel Fuel
Fuel Oil
Natural Gas (8)
Stainless Steel (6)
Stainless Steel Products (4)
Steel (7)
Steel -- Sheet
Steel Products (2)

Commodities In Short Supply

No commodities are reported in short supply.

Note: The number of consecutive months the commodity is listed is indicated after each item.

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