Price fluctuations on commodity markets fluctuate are not exceptionnal, but usual. So, risks taken by commodity processors are huge. Similarly, commodity producers bear high price fluctuation risks. Markets futures provide tools (contracts and options) that are useful to reduce the risks of price volatility through hedging.The book helps economic agents-produces, processors of agricultural commodities to manage price fluctuation risks.
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