By | Javier Blas | Jack Farchy
Meet the traders who supply the world with oil, metal and food – no matter how corrupt, war-torn or famine-stricken the source.
‘Jaw-dropping’ Sunday Times
‘Riveting’ Financial Times
A Financial Times Best Summer Read 2021.
The modern world is built on commodities – from the oil that fuels our cars to the metals that power our smartphones.
We rarely stop to consider where they come from. But we should.
In The World for Sale, two leading journalists lift the lid on one of the least scrutinised corners of the economy: the workings of the billionaire commodity traders who buy, hoard and sell the earth’s resources.