About Commodities


Commodities (ISSN 2813-2432) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal that encourages and supports the publication of research papers in the field of economics, finance, and commerce. The aim of the journal is to provide a platform for scientists all over the world to promote, share and disseminate their research innovations related to commodities. The emphasis is on empirical and analytical work, theoretical or policy-related work.


The main subject areas include but are not limited to the following:

  • Commodities market
    • Derivatives and future markets
    • Commodities trading
    • Commodities supply chains
    • Risk and real option analysis
  • Commodities supercycles
  • Commodities and food security
  • Commodities economics and finance
  • Commodities policy

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