Frequently Asked Questions

Commodity Price Database

Our Commodity Price Database is the largest online database covering commodities prices. Subscribers can access pricing data for as many as 218 commodities, including historical data dating back to 2007 and forecasts, across +20 countries worldwide.

All 218 commodities covered are grouped according to the respective industry sector. When subscribing, you can choose the coverage(s) of your interest, each one targeting a specific industry sector.

Finally, you may check the country-level price series available for each commodity in our brochure .

Kindly note that anyone interested in our Commodity Price Database has access to a variety of free samples. We provide above a full sample – the Crude Oil Price Chart – where you can check all pricing data available for this commodity and try all our database features. In addition, we offer 3-years historical series as extended samples of our pricing data for every commodity in our database (you must register to check these extended samples.)

That being the case, we do not offer free trial subscription plans; we believe that those who are interested in Commodity Price Database are able to decide whether to subscribe by checking the available free samples.

Subscribers access commodities pricing data through online charts, accessible in the User Area on the Intratec website. Naturally, the subscriber must be logged in on hte Intratec website (using the same email and password of the subscription) to access the data.

Finally, please note that Intratec does not send reports about the data presented.

The commodity pricing data presented is refreshed on a monthly basis, as new information is obtained. However, it is important to highlight that the frequency with which specific regional data is actually updated depends on how often official sources from countries from those regions report that data.

In this context, by the end of each month ― typically in the second or third week ― the Intratec team updates our Commodity Price Database.

Our Commodity Price Database covers prices of 218 commodities, grouped according to the respective industry sector. When subscribing, you can choose the coverage(s) of your interest, each one targeting a specific industry sector.

However, kindly note that we offer no subscriptions for accessing a specific commodity or commodities from our database; you must choose among the available subscription plans and coverages.

The commodities pricing data with which Intratec provides its customers is obtained from the collection/refining of foreign trade data officially reported by the respective countries. Usually, such information is reported by governmental agencies and/or institutions related to foreign trade, or through statistical surveys conducted by those countries/organizations.