Oil prices for the week ending June 24 closed nearly 3 percent. Some of the negatives that hinder prices include the European Union (EU) plan to implement further sanctions on Russia, where this topic will also be the main topic of discussion at the G7 meeting which will take place from 26 - 28 June 2022.
CPOTR price fell 9.18% to Rp 18440/Kg at the close of trading last week. Prices for CPO decreased for a full week in the third week of June, triggered by the sentiment that more Indonesian CPO exporters were getting export approvals, in addition, the Indonesian government issued an export acceleration policy that took effect on June 13, 2022. This makes the supply of CPO from Indonesia to the global market is increasing.
The movement of ICDX oil prices was observed to have strengthened almost 3% in a week, supported by tight supply amid rising demand. On the supply side, the impact of the EU embargo has the potential to reduce Russian oil production to further decline when the ban begins. From the demand side, the optimism that China's economy would recover also boosted the demand for fuel from the world's biggest oil importer.
ICDX tin prices nearing the close of May were seen moving steadily close to the level of $40,000 per tonne in line with the China plan to lift the Covid curb in the financial hub city of Shanghai from June 1. China is the world's first largest producer and consumer of tin, and the city of Shanghai itself ranks first as the largest contributor to China's economy.
CPOTR prices rose 3.88% to Rp22,745/Kg at the close of trading last week. Prices on CPO fluctuated after the government lifted the ban on exports of CPO and its derivatives which was implemented on April 28. The government announced (19/5) the plan to reopen the CPO export faucet starting Monday, May 23 2022.
ICDX gold prices moved 4% lower compared to the previous week with prices moving lower following a 50 basis point increase in interest rates by the Fed, yields on 10-year US government bonds moving to 3% and the US dollar moving to near highs 20 years.
ICDX's Crude oil prices until the close of the first week of May still showed a positive trend with price movements closing up by 5.1 percent. The main catalyst driving oil prices is still focused on the Ukraine conflict which is still ongoing and has triggered a series of new sanctions against Russia.