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About Philippe Chalmin

Philippe Chalmin is a Member of the Council of Economic Analysis appointed by the Prime Minister, he is the Founding Chairman of Cyclope, the main European research institute on commodity markets which annually publishes the Cyclope report on the economy and global markets. In October 2010, he was appointed Chairman of the Observatory on Agricultural and Food Prices and Margins (Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Economy and Finance). He is the author of close to forty publications, including the most recent “The World is Hungry” (2009), “Le siècle de Jules” (2010), “Demain, j’ai 60 ans, journal d’un économiste” (2011) and “Crises 1929, 1974, 2008 Histoire et espérances” (2013). He is a graduate of HEC, holder of the agrégation in history and Doctor of Literature, Philippe Chalmin is Professor of Economic History at Paris-Dauphine University where he directs the Masters in International Affairs.
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What’s Up In Commodity Markets?
4 weeks ago

What’s Up In Commodity Markets?

  In May, China imported 94.14 MT of iron ore (91.52 MT in May 2017) which is 448 MT over five months. Steel production reached a record 2.9 MT per …
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What’s Up In Commodity Markets?
4 months ago

What’s Up In Commodity Markets?

With its average Brent price forecast at USD 60 for 2018 (with ‘stable’ geopolitical conditions), CyclOpe is starting to pale. The underlying analysis remains valid. Two new elements have come …
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What’s Up In Commodities Markets?
6 months ago

What’s Up In Commodities Markets?

These last weeks have been marked by a serious escalation, of which the American sanctions on aluminium and steel were only a modest appetizer. From now on, the clashes are …
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The Monthly Report of Cyclope
8 months ago

The Monthly Report of Cyclope

Although the sun is still shining on the global economy, the markets are much more unstable than is generally perceived, much like at the start of the bursting of the …
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