Major Research Tools

Global Commodities

Data, Full-Text

Primary sources such as manuscripts/diaries, rare books, maps, paintings, advertisements, company records, etc., covering the global history of 15 major commodities: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, energy, opium, porcelain, silver & gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, wine & spirits. Also includes data on energy production, consumption, and reserves by country from 1965 to the present.

USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System

Data, Full-Text

Reports and datasets from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Includes production and prices of crops and food. Some international coverage.