Process Management

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Price risk management for feedstuffs

Prices of raw materials fluctuate under the influence of factual, speculative or more indefinable reasons. Traders want to eliminate this price risk as much as possible, because they buy or sell the feedstuffs often a long time before the actual harvest has taken place. One way to minimise these risks is to trade on the so-called futures market.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 8, no. 6

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