The price of oil declined in DecemberPrices of oil and raw material imports - December 2009

In December, oil price fell by 2.9% after rising 5.4% in November. The price of barrel settled at $74.5 in December.

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No 8
Paru le : 08/01/2010

In December, oil price fell by 2.9% after rising 5.4% in November. The price of barrel settled at $74.5 in December.

Prices for non-energy commodities imported by France accelerated (+4.6% after 3.0% in November).

tabpetrole_ang – Oil and petroleum products

in dollar
Oil and petroleum products
Prices Change (%)
of last month over the last month over the last 3 months over the last 12 months
Brent in $ per barrel 74,5 –2,9 10,3 85,0
Brent in € per barrel 51,1 –0,6 10,3 71,5
Gasoline 664,7 –4,6 3,5 98,2
Gas Oil 609,0 –2,4 9,5 34,1
Heavy fuel 423,5 –7,1 7,4 103,2
Naphta 681,4 2,0 14,9 178,3
  • Prices are in dollars per tonne unless otherwise specified
  • Source : Insee

tabmatprem_ang – Imported raw materials (excluding energy) in domestic currency

base 100 in 2000
Imported raw materials (excluding energy) in domestic currency
Index Changes (%)
over last month over the last 3 months over the last 12 months
Food total 228,8 3,0 7,1 23,6
Tropical beverages 260,3 4,0 11,0 34,0
Oil seeds, vegetable oils 238,8 2,1 6,8 21,4
Cereals 242,0 6,9 10,8 9,2
Sugar 305,7 9,4 11,9 120,0
Beef meat 120,5 –1,9 –2,2 –3,1
Industrial raw materials 213,0 5,5 13,6 44,1
Agricultural raw materials 132,0 6,0 20,1 36,7
Natural Fibers 156,7 5,6 17,3 39,8
Natural rubber 380,7 13,4 44,0 109,5
Hides 94,5 1,9 12,9 67,9
Wood pulp 119,4 4,8 15,1 22,8
Tropical wood 132,3 –3,3 1,3 –7,6
Sawn softwood 85,6 4,9 18,3 37,9
Minerals 255,8 5,4 11,7 45,2
Iron ore 350,6 0,0 0,0 –28,2
Non-ferrous metals 238,7 6,4 13,2 71,4
Precious metals 330,1 1,7 14,1 63,3
All commodities 213,8 4,6 11,3 35,4
  • source : Insee

G_alim_ang – Food

  • Source : Insee

G_petrole_ang – Oil

  • Source : Insee

G_ensemble_ang – All commodities

  • Source : Insee

G_indus_ang – Industrial raw materials

  • Source : Insee