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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.
Latest Posts | By Philippe Chalmin
Commodity Markets: Iran and US Election Remain the Biggest Wild Cards
7 months ago

Commodity Markets: Iran and US Election Remain the Biggest Wild Cards

With a unexpected strike, the US eliminated the Iranian number two and the man really responsible for Iran’s military activities in the Middle East, Qassem Soleimani.
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Trade War, the US and China Will Find Common Ground
9 months ago

Trade War, the US and China Will Find Common Ground

The US-China trade war has taken its toll on farmers and commodity trading companies. However, the two economic powerhouses will finally arrive at the “peace of the brave”, according to Cyclope.
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Commodity Markets, the Trade War Will End Soon
10 months ago

Commodity Markets, the Trade War Will End Soon

One of the major preoccupation for commodity markets is the stalemate of the trade conflict between the United States and China: some gestures of good will alternate with new threats.
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Commodity Markets, a Marked Return to Uncertainty
11 months ago

Commodity Markets, a Marked Return to Uncertainty

Now the euphoria of a G7 concluded under the admirable Basque sun has passed, it is clear that the world at the end of summer 2019 is facing an accumulation …
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