Analysis of commodity and transportation prices most affecting the heavy industry July 2022

We share a new update on current prices, trends and projections for the commodities that most impact the heavy industry business. We hope you find it helpful!

Commodity prices:

Metal prices:

  • Steel, Iron Ore, Aluminum, and Copper prices decreased in July, after recovering in June.
  • Crude Oil prices peaked in June and decreasing in July.
  • Sugar prices fall and recover in July.
  • Palmoil prices plummet after reaching a historical high.

Supply Chain situation:

  • Disruptions to supply chain transportation and freight are far from over.
  • The composite index decreased by 0.7% this week, and has dropped by 21% when compared with the same week last year.
  • U.S. ports could begin experiencing disruptions soon because of Chinese port delays.
  • Global supply chains disruptions will most likely persist at least until the second half of this year.
  • Action should be taken to reduce the risk of financial loss in the event of persistent transportation delays and freight cost increases.


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