August 2008
Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago Economic Bulletin;Aug2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p20
The article focuses on the performance international commodities as of August 2008. Accordingly, crude oil prices (WTI) averaged 124.08 dollars per barrel (bbl) during the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 26.8 percent from the first quarter. It also looks into the supply and demand of petroleum which affects the prices of commodities. Also presented is a table showing the prices of selected petroleum products from 1998 to August 2008.


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