Commodity Markets 2011

Type: Archives [long]   Reference: I-069833   Duration: 00:17:21  Lieu:
End production: 16/05/2011   First transmission: 14/06/2011
Commodities and raw materials are hot topics on the European and global agendas. Whether in agriculture, industry or the energy sector, their pricing and supply are key issues. Many are concerned that prices are too high and volatile; others worry about security of supply. How are prices in commodity markets set and what are the best way for individual countries and the European Union to guarantee secure supplies? Might high prices actually be beneficial in terms of stimulating increased supply and the development of alternatives? What kind of policy responses might be needed at the EU, G-20, WTO and other international levels? These are just some of the questions that this one-day conference will address. The conference will serve as a contribution to the discussions currently ongoing in the G-20 and other international fora. The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the President of the French Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, will deliver keynote speeches to the conference.

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00:00:15 View of Spanish countryside; Tractor preparing to go into field; Workers loading seed into seed boxes; Wheat seeding in field, Villarrobledo, Albacete, Eastern Spain, 03/2011 (20 shots) 00:01:47
00:02:02 Wheat field at Derenburg Farm; Wheat harvest; Tractor in the field; View of the harvesting process from the combine harvester, Germany, 08/2010 (16 shots) 00:02:12
00:04:14 Landscape with maize; Close up of maize; Starting to harvest, Villaquejida, León, Northern Spain, 10/2010 (14 shots) 00:01:27
00:05:41 Soy plantations and soy storage silos, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 11/2009 (8 shots) 00:00:53
00:06:35 Coffee plantations near Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 11/2009 (5 shots) 00:00:21
00:06:56 Picking coffee; Washing coffee; Removing coffee husks; Drying coffee; Satipo coffee cooperative; Putting coffee into sacks; Weighing coffee; Grinding coffee; Testing coffee, Peru, 05/2010 (26 shots) 00:02:18
00:09:15 Oil derricks on the Caspian seashore in Baku, Azerbaijan, 01/2003 (8 shots) 00:01:08
00:10:24 Flares at the top of Petrobras refinery towers; Oil storage tanks; Gas tanks and oil refinery; Rio de Janeiro, 11/2009 (11 shots) 00:01:04
00:11:28 The Zeebrugge gas terminal, an international crossroad of gas flows in Europe, links the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Ireland and the offshore platforms of Norway, Belgium, 10/2006 (11 shots) 00:00:54
00:12:22 Shell oil Refinery, The Netherlands, 11/2006 (5 shots) 00:00:43
00:13:06 Garzweiler lignite mine; Bucket wheel excavator opening up mine; Excavator mining lignite; Transporting coal by conveyor belt to various destinations, Germany, 11/2006 (13 shots) 00:01:21
00:14:28 Metals smelted in high temperatures: steel, lead and precious metals; Gold bullion, Antwerp, Belgium, 10/2008 (17 shots) 00:01:50
00:16:18 Zinc smelted in high temperature, Charleroi, 10/2008 (7 shots) 00:01:02
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