The Baltic index, which provides a benchmark for the price of moving the major raw materials by sea, rose nearly 1% to 2,191 index points on Monday, hitting the highest value since December 2013, on the back of higher demand for vessels shipping iron ore in the Atlantic. Historically, Baltic Exchange Dry Index reached an all time high of 11793 in May of 2008 and a record low of 290 in February of 2016.

Baltic Exchange Dry Index is expected to trade at 1305.66 index 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 1170.80 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 56.0620 0.46 0.83% -5.90% -3.17% -17.42% Jul/22
Brent 63.3608 0.86 1.38% -4.69% -3.40% -13.28% Jul/22
Natural gas 2.3187 0.07 2.89% -3.71% 0.68% -14.79% Jul/22
Gasoline 1.8323 0.01 -0.43% -5.08% -1.22% -12.39% Jul/22
Heating oil 1.9015 0.01 0.70% -2.57% -0.39% -10.22% Jul/22
Ethanol 1.4685 0.01 -0.34% -5.75% -6.77% 2.62% Jul/22
Naphtha 502.02 1.80 0.36% -3.50% 7.05% -21.05% Jul/19
Uranium 25.2000 0.50 -1.95% 0.60% 2.65% 6.11% Jul/19
Propane 0.49 0.00 -0.46% -0.59% 11.75% -47.00% Jul/22

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,425.19 0.36 -0.03% 0.81% 0.43% 16.42% Jul/22
Silver 16.3522 0.15 0.89% 6.36% 5.98% 6.40% Jul/22
Platinum 844.00 0.50 0.06% 0.54% 4.20% 1.56% Jul/22

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 888.4766 13.25 -1.47% -1.47% -2.26% 4.80% Jul/22
Wheat 488.2461 13.50 -2.69% -3.84% -9.25% -4.96% Jul/22
Cotton 62.79 0.54 0.87% -1.43% 0.79% -28.22% Jul/22
Rice 11.9018 0.06 -0.46% 0.14% 6.46% -0.74% Jul/22
Cheese 1.8110 0.00 -0.06% 0.00% 6.78% 21.14% Jul/22
Palm Oil 2,405.00 2.00 0.08% 0.71% 0.80% 12.91% Jul/22
Milk 17.41 0.00 0.00% 0.46% 6.81% 22.69% Jul/22
Rubber 229.20 0.80 -0.35% -0.56% -1.80% 40.53% Jul/22
Orange Juice 103.05 1.05 -1.01% 1.78% 3.83% -38.61% Jul/22
Coffee 105.10 0.75 -0.71% -3.40% 3.04% -5.87% Jul/22
Lumber 345.90 7.80 -2.21% -3.92% -13.13% -27.53% Jul/22
Canola 447.00 2.60 -0.58% 0.02% -1.13% -8.16% Jul/22
Sugar 11.56 0.03 -0.26% -4.15% -5.79% 4.33% Jul/22
Oat 265.1679 6.75 -2.48% -5.72% -1.97% 14.54% Jul/22
Wool 1,754.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -0.96% -11.46% Jul/19
Tea 2.52 0.42 20.00% 20.00% 2.86% -17.38% Jul/19
Cocoa 2,532.00 65.00 2.63% 3.56% 0.80% 10.13% Jul/22
Corn 422.2260 8.00 -1.86% -4.26% -5.49% 18.19% Jul/22

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 108.5874 0.88 0.81% 0.08% 1.55% -0.13% Jul/22
Lean Hogs 83.0970 0.63 -0.75% 3.74% 14.07% 25.10% Jul/22
Beef 10.54 0.00 0.00% -1.40% -1.77% 10.71% Jul/19
Poultry 4.73 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.85% 21.91% Jul/19
Feeder Cattle 142.3122 2.30 1.64% 0.47% 8.00% -7.14% Jul/22

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7146 0.03 -1.20% 0.26% 0.34% -0.82% Jul/22
Bitumen 3,464.00 46.00 1.35% 1.64% 8.93% 9.07% Jul/22
Steel 4,062.00 18.00 -0.44% 0.67% 8.00% -1.12% Jul/22
Cobalt 28,000 0.00 0.00% 3.51% 0.00% -59.86% Jul/19
Coal 75.43 0.15 -0.20% 0.00% 6.99% -33.62% Jul/22
Palladium 1,528.50 23.00 1.53% -2.49% -0.42% 67.23% Jul/22
Lead 2,044.25 4.25 -0.21% 3.56% 7.48% -3.16% Jul/19
Aluminum 1,848.00 6.00 -0.32% 1.43% 3.76% -10.68% Jul/19
Tin 17,800.00 45.00 -0.25% -2.20% -7.17% -8.60% Jul/19
Zinc 2,425.00 40.00 -1.62% -0.53% -1.74% -5.09% Jul/19
Nickel 14,680.00 137.00 -0.92% 9.47% 20.04% 10.37% Jul/19
Molybdenum 27.25 1.15 -4.05% -4.05% -4.72% 0.18% Jul/19
Iron Ore 121.50 0.50 0.41% 1.25% 1.67% 80.00% Jul/19
Neodymium 402,500.00 10,000.00 -2.42% -3.01% -14.36% -2.42% Jul/19
Iron Ore 62% fe 120.9900 0.12 0.10% 0.56% 13.93% 90.21% Jul/19
Rhodium 3,540.00 10.00 -0.28% 0.00% 4.42% 51.93% Jul/19
Manganese 36.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.35% -5.19% Jul/19
Lithium 105.03 1.88 1.82% 1.67% 2.87% -14.06% Jul/19
Soda Ash 1,643.33 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -8.70% -16.03% Jul/22

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
LME Index 2,863.50 0.00 0.00% 1.79% 2.26% -3.75% Jul/19
S&P GSCI 2,451.91 19.71 0.81% -4.27% -0.56% -8.51% Jul/19
Baltic Dry 2,191.00 21.00 0.97% 17.48% 83.50% 27.53% Jul/22
CRB Index 187.49 0.00 0.00% -2.43% -0.64% -5.07% Jul/22


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 Baltic Dry Index is not restricted to Baltic Sea countries or to a few commodities like crude oil. Instead, the Baltic Dry Index takes into account 23 different shipping routes carrying coal, iron ore, grains and many other commodities. This page includes a chart with historical data for Baltic Exchange Dry Index. Baltic Exchange Dry Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2191.00 2170.00 11793.00 290.00 1985 - 2019 index points Daily