The Baltic Dry Index rose 1.5% to a near 11-year peak of 3,053 on Friday, extending its winning streak to 13 sessions, mainly supported by rising iron ore demand from China. The capesize index, which tracks iron ore and coal cargos of 150,000-tonnes, advanced 2.6% to 4,896, its highest level since September of 2019; and the panamax index which tracks cargoes of about 60,000 to 70,000 tonnes of coal and iron ore, gained 1.1% to 2,672. Among smaller vessels, the supramax index shed 7 points to 2,144. The Baltic Dry Index rose 49% in April, the fifth straight month of gains and the most since June 2020. . source: Baltic Exchange

Historically, Baltic Exchange Dry Index reached an all time high of 11793 in May of 2008. Baltic Exchange Dry Index - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on May of 2021.

Baltic Exchange Dry Index is expected to trade at 2820.97 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 2225.33 in 12 months time.

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Baltic Exchange Dry Index


Baltic Exchange Dry Index
The Baltic Dry Index is reported daily by the Baltic Exchange in London. The index provides a benchmark for the price of moving the major raw materials by sea. The index is a composite of three sub-indices that measure different sizes of dry bulk carriers: Capesize, which typically transport iron ore or coal cargoes of about 150,000 tonnes; Panamax, which usually carry coal or grain cargoes of about 60,000 to 70,000 tonnes; and Supramax, with a carrying capacity between 48,000 and 60,000 tonnes. The Baltic Dry Index takes into account 23 different shipping routes carrying coal, iron ore, grains and many other commodities.
Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Crude Oil
USD/Bbl
63.4800 1.52 -2.34% 2.16% 7.30% 30.83% Apr/30
Brent
USD/Bbl
67.2600 1.30 -1.90% 1.74% 7.20% 29.85% Apr/30
Natural gas
USD/MMBtu
2.9380 0.03 1.03% 7.62% 12.65% 15.71% Apr/30
Gasoline
USD/Gal
2.0703 0.03 -1.41% 3.74% 5.64% 46.82% Apr/30
Heating oil
USD/Gal
1.9211 0.04 -2.05% 2.54% 8.55% 29.45% Apr/30
Ethanol
USD/Gal
2.3300 0.00 0.00% 5.96% 23.61% 62.60% Apr/30
Naphtha
USD/T
574.49 16.01 2.87% 4.05% 0.29% 32.77% Apr/30
Propane
USD/Gal
0.81 0.00 -0.60% 0.68% -11.94% 25.96% Apr/30
Uranium
USD/Lbs
29.1500 0.00 0.00% 1.75% -6.72% -5.05% Apr/30

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Gold
USD/t.oz
1,768.69 2.55 -0.14% -0.48% 3.61% -6.74% Apr/30
Silver
USD/t.oz
25.888 0.20 -0.75% -0.39% 6.14% -1.78% Apr/30
Platinum
USD/t.oz
1,198.50 0.49 0.04% -2.52% 0.94% 12.44% Apr/30

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Soybeans
USd/Bu
1,571.0000 28.50 1.85% 2.03% 9.34% 20.22% Apr/30
Wheat
USd/Bu
742.5000 5.00 0.68% 4.54% 20.15% 15.93% Apr/30
Palm Oil
MYR/T
3,868.00 68.00 -1.73% -1.50% 7.09% 7.44% Apr/30
Cheese
USD/Lbs
1.7040 0.00 0.00% -0.12% 6.30% 3.52% Apr/29
Milk
USD/CWT
17.64 0.01 0.06% 0.00% 0.23% 11.65% Apr/30
Coffee
USd/Lbs
143.90 2.50 1.77% 5.15% 16.52% 12.20% Apr/30
Wool
AUD/100Kg
1,342.00 0.00 0.00% 2.29% 3.23% 14.60% Apr/30
Rice
USD/cwt
13.3850 0.02 0.11% -0.34% 1.56% 9.35% Apr/30
Canola
CAD/T
890.00 3.00 -0.34% 1.69% 17.55% 41.38% Apr/30
Tea
USD/Kgs
2.77 0.00 0.00% 2.59% 1.84% -3.48% Apr/30
Rubber
JPY/Kg
242.70 13.70 5.98% 8.35% 0.71% -9.71% Apr/30
Cotton
USd/Lbs
87.51 0.05 -0.06% 0.00% 8.20% 12.02% Apr/30
Cocoa
USD/T
2,342.00 117.00 -4.76% -2.82% -0.26% -10.03% Apr/30
Sugar
USd/Lbs
17.77 0.69 4.04% 5.09% 20.31% 14.72% Apr/30
Orange Juice
USd/Lbs
108.15 0.55 0.51% -4.12% -2.22% -12.25% Apr/30
Lumber
USD/1000 board feet
1,485.90 31.60 2.17% 8.26% 47.25% 70.19% Apr/30
Oat
USd/Bu
396.0000 0.25 -0.06% -0.75% 4.55% 9.77% Apr/30
Corn
USd/BU
739.0000 37.00 5.27% 12.74% 30.97% 52.69% Apr/30

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Beef
BRL/Kg
20.38 0.00 0.00% -0.54% 1.29% 12.35% Apr/30
Poultry
BRL/Kgs
6.68 0.00 0.00% 3.09% 2.30% 11.15% Apr/30
Feeder Cattle
USd/Lbs
133.6000 2.25 -1.66% -0.19% -7.14% -3.85% Apr/30
Live Cattle
USd/Lbs
116.0000 3.48 -2.91% -1.57% -4.11% 0.85% Apr/30
Lean Hogs
USd/Lbs
110.1250 1.40 1.29% 0.71% 8.98% 56.71% Apr/30

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
Copper
USD/Lbs
4.4640 0.03 -0.61% 2.90% 11.52% 26.85% Apr/30
Lithium
CNY/T
90,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 5.88% 93.55% Apr/30
Steel
CNY/T
5,362.00 1.00 -0.02% 2.92% 10.97% 27.06% Apr/30
Bitumen
CNY/T
3,000.00 60.00 2.04% 4.53% 7.37% 25.94% Apr/30
Coal
USD/T
91.88 1.48 1.64% 2.23% 2.09% 13.12% Apr/30
Palladium
USD/t.oz
2,934.50 17.48 -0.59% 2.78% 12.04% 19.89% Apr/30
Cobalt
USD/T
45,165.00 1,935.00 -4.11% -9.22% -9.67% 40.31% Apr/30
Lead
USD/T
2,137.00 38.75 1.85% 4.93% 9.45% 8.16% Apr/30
Aluminum
USD/T
2,420.25 5.25 0.22% 2.09% 10.30% 22.19% Apr/30
Tin
USD/T
28,352.50 10.00 -0.04% 5.77% 12.24% 39.56% Apr/30
Zinc
USD/T
2,920.50 8.50 0.29% 2.44% 4.05% 6.16% Apr/30
Nickel
USD/T
17,653.00 421.00 2.44% 7.95% 10.18% 6.64% Apr/30
Molybdenum
USD/Kg
27.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -3.74% 14.89% Apr/30
Iron Ore
USD/T
187.00 5.00 -2.60% 0.81% 13.33% 17.98% Apr/30
Soda Ash
CNY/T
1,752.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.92% 30.75% Apr/30
Neodymium
CNY/T
695,000.00 0.00 0.00% -2.11% -16.01% 11.65% Apr/30
Iron Ore 62% fe
USD/T
179.63 0.32 0.18% 1.51% 7.63% 15.27% Apr/30
Rhodium
USD/t oz.
29,500.00 150.00 0.51% 2.43% 12.60% 73.53% Apr/30
Manganese
CNY/T
30.75 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 2.50% -1.60% Apr/30

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly YTD Date
CRB Index
Index Points
212.29 0.97 -0.45% 1.89% 8.00% 19.07% Apr/30
LME Index
Index Points
4,186.90 0.00 0.00% 3.43% 10.56% 22.62% Apr/30
S&P GSCI
Index Points
2,429.60 13.44 -0.55% 2.38% 8.23% 22.90% Apr/30