Report 11.12.2023

Inflation: When speculators profit from the food crisis

In an alarming backdrop of escalating food prices, CCFD-Terre Solidaire and foodwatch shed light on the unacceptable practices of speculators who profit from the crisis and exacerbate food insecurity, both in France and around the world. Backed by figures drawn from an analysis of the weekly CoT reports from the Paris Stock Exchange (Euronext) and the latest publications addressing the issue, CCFD-Terre Solidaire and foodwatch reveal that speculation, invisible to the general public, is increasing the prices of agricultural commodities and our food.