Hedging Alone Can't Save Manufacturers from Risk

Volatility is back – if it ever left – in commodity markets. Geopolitical risks have exploded in the past few weeks and months with the threat and reality of trade tariffs and trade wars, sanctions and political instability, adding to both price and supply uncertainty. Among those impacted – potentially severely – are CPG and manufacturing companies that rely on basic commodities for their products, packaging, and transportation. Often unable to pass on price increases to consumers as a result of competitive retail markets, these businesses stand exposed to greater risk than ever before. Source: EKA – Hedging Alone Can't Save Manufacturers from Risk

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