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Download the IEG Vu Global Outlook 2018 report!

The IEG Vu Global Outlook 2018 report is now available to download. This special supplement is the ultimate guide to price performance, production and trade for the range of agricultural commodities featured on the IEG Vu website. 

Authored by our expert analyst team, and including the latest statistics powered by our Data Tools, the Global Outlook 2018 report reviews the key events of the past 12 months as well as looking ahead to what stakeholders will be discussing this year and forecasting how markets could be shaping up.

The Global Outlook 2017 report made some highly accurate predictions, including the rapid rise in Chinese apple juice concentrate exports to Europe and the volume of US retail orange juice sales among others.

To download your pdf copy of the 2018 edition, visit the Market Reviews page in the Resources section of the left hand menu or go direct via this link.

2018 forecasts

Some of the projections in the IEG Vu Global Outlook 2018 report:

Read articles online

All articles from the IEG Vu Global Outlook 2018 report are also available in the relevant sections of the IEG Vu website, with the prefix ‘Global Outlook 2018’ in the headline.

These versions feature interactive dashboards and other data that may not be available in the pdf version – follow the hyperlinks below to find the online version:


The prospects for apple juice

The Thai pineapple disaster

The Orange Juice Slump

Canned & Tomato Products

Canned tuna at the top edge

Canned peach supply overtakes demand

Tomato paste industry deep in the red


SMP at new lows, but what next?

Why butter soared, and where prices are likely to go now

Passion for pizza and innovation puts cheese on the map

Dried Fruit & Nuts

Almond market gains ground on all levels

Cashews into stable price territory

Matching of supply and demand in the raisin market

California walnuts tick all the right boxes

Frozen Foods

Weather issues signal potential for upturn in frozen veg prices

Berries market suffers perfect storm

Grains & Oilseeds

Global grains heading for a 2017/18 deficit

Despite ongoing disease concerns, the outlook for olive oil is positive

Canola prices to remain firm despite plentiful oilseed supplies

Meat & Livestock

Beef sales buoyant but trade tensions loom large

Mixed prospects for world's 'big four' pork exporters

Resilient poultry sector remains on track for growth


A bearish year for coffee prices

African cocoa excess likely to continue

Spices & Exotics

New pepper crops likely to drag prices lower

Vanilla volatility very vexing for buyers

Hopes for improved desiccated coconut supply


Sugar output rebound set to continue

Sugar prices tumble below ethanol

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