COMMODITY  PRICES(In Imperial Credits)

COMMODITY                    UNIT                                  COMMODITY MARKET
                             
                                                 
MAPEPIRETG      NOSTREXCH   TRELYNCOMEXCH   IMPCE-REGINA

ENERGY:


L-HYD  UNREFINED         MT                    202.03                   205.9                    194.56                       200.05  
L-HYD  REFINED             MT                     638.6                    701.06                   614.2                         605.29      
TRITIUM                           KL                       45.7                        43.12                   46.1                           24.85
AZANE                            MT                     801.02                    798.45                  700.4                         666.74
COAL                              MT                        49.4                      12.48                     38.27                        24.9
CRUDE OIL                     BBL                      20.44                     N/A                        18.9                          17.06
LNG                                MT                        61.43                    48.25                     65.34                        44.07

NON-ENERGY COMMODITIES:

AGRICULTURE:

BEVERAGES:

COCOA                              KG                   159.2                       288.2                    160.18                     131.78
KAKUUKAK *                      KG                   304.5                       588.04                  333.40                     267.54
COFFEE                             KG                   148.9                        272.2                   141.33                      131.9
TEA                                    KG                   192.4                        252.2                    175.36                     176.34

FOOD:

FATS AND OILS:

COCONUT OIL                    MT                   607                           645                        598                        594
VEGETABLE OIL                MT                   455                           464                        454                        433
GROUNDNUT OIL               MT                   970                          1002                       965                         967         
PALM OIL                           MT                   478                            524                        480                        454
SOY OIL                             MT                   599                            634                        587                        544
SOY  BEAN                        MT                   269                            313                        265                        244         
 OLIVE OIL                         MT                   512                            634                        508                        489
RASSKULA OIL*                MT                 1004                          1296                      1012                      1708

GRAINS:

BARLEY                            MT                    116                            167                         119                        113
MAIZE                               MT                    121                            151                         118                        119
RICE                                 MT                     282                            324                         300                        307
SORGHUM                       MT                     122                             124                        118                        120
WHEAT                            MT                     216                             281                        218                        192
FEDERWEIZEN *              MT                     272                             353                        303                         386
OATS                               MT                     112                             194                        123                         108
VHEIAYUU*                       MT                     181                             202                        343                         560

OTHER FOODS:

BANANAS                        MT                      897                            1414                       923                         866
DARRIAN
ORCHARD FRUIT            MT                       969                            1897                      1104                       964
ORANGES                       MT                       829                              945                        836                       811
APPLES                           MT                       676                              734                        644                      631
PEACHES                        MT                       690                              741                        701                      622
TORAUKLA*                    MT                       708                              904                        734                     1203
PEANUTS                        MT                       711                             1203                       708                       575
NUTS                               MT                       688                             1313                       665                       611
FISHMEAL                       MT                     1166                            1855                     1143                     1122
MEAT, REPTILE              MT                       145                            1202                       148                        152
MEAT, POULTRY            MT                       138                              898                       141                        144
MEAT, BEEF                   MT                        254                            1009                       246                        266
MEAT, PORK                  MT                        236                            1002                      252                        233
MEAT, SHEEP                 MT                        403                            1213                     406                         422
MEAT, SHRIMP-
LOBSTER ETAL                 MT                     1024                             1909                  1018                      1013
MEAT, INSECTOID             MT                       253                               434                    244                        233
MEAT, CARNICULTURE     MT                        92                                 84                       87                          78
SUGAR                              KG                        48                                  64                       45                          38
HONEY                              LITER                   11                                  18                       12                          14
LEGUMES                         MT                        787                                811                     767                       744

RAW MATERIALS:

TIMBER:

LOGS                               CUM                      239.4                          454.24                   234.05                   211
LOGS, EXOTIC                CUM                      318.5                          649 .85                  347.4                     354.6
WOODPULP                    MT                         698                             766                        688                        565

OTHER RAW MATERIAL:

COTTON                    KG                               128.7                         143.67                   112.5                   119.5
HAQUII *                     KG                                346                            675                       371                       322
SILK                           KG                               454.45                        488.6                     448.04                 464.91
SILK, FLAME *           KG                                676.84                      1066.04                  701.05                1844.5
SILK, KOLWEEN *     KG                                711.4                         1233.6                   724.65                 2001.6
WOOL                      KG                                121.65                         237.84                 118.03                   110.43
QUIVIUT *                  KG                            11248.5                      14534.0                121743.5              10609.6
RUBBER                   KG                                 210.8                           295.3                   229.04                   202.1
GUJA                       LITER                          1000.85                       1945.04                1203.5                  2209.54
STAHLSTOFF *        KG                                 924.0                         1600.06                 966.75                 1812.3
HIDES,
MAMMALIAN        KG                                   18.46                            18.76                   17.09                    6.5
HIDES, REPTILE      KG                                   27.3                              29.24                  26.05                    24.85
HIDES,
DINOSAURIAN       KG                                   20.34                            26.75                   20.66                   21.5
FURS, COMMON      KG                                   22.35                            20.9                     21.65                    19.0
FURS, EXOTIC         KG                                 112.34                          118.0                   114.5                    20.44
FEATHERS,
COMMON              KG                                     8.06                              7.96                     8.3                       7.45
FEATHERS,
EXOTIC                 KG                                    45.56                           53.4                      48.44                   61.2
EXOSKELETONS,
BIOREFLEC*          KG                                  108.43                        143.5                    109.6                      88.2

FERTILIZERS:

PHOSPHATE          MT                                   60.05                          50.08                     44.32                   18.4
POTASSIUM           MT                                  174.5                          173.44                  165.5                    111.95
SHIIRAMAASI *        MT                                 212                             898                        238                      208
FISHMEAL              KG                                      4.6                              6.05                      1.77                      4.96
BLOODMEAL        KG                                     11.25                          10.9                       8.45                       7.6
BONEMEAL           KG                                     14,5                            16.24                   17.0                       14.88

METALS AND MINERALS:          

ALUMINIUM              MT                                2574                          2548                    2484                     2511
COPPER                 MT                                 6722                          6911                    6689                     6747
GOLD                     GRAM                             604                             585                      613                      601
GALLIUM                GRAM                             455                             433                      448                      424
MOLYBDENUM       MT                                    54                               60                         58                        47
LANTHANUM          GRAM                             565                             601                      555                       571
IRON ORE              MT                                    79                               94                        88                         76
POLYCAR-
BONATES            MT                                  948                             844                       898                       738
LEAD                     KG                                  129                             131                      128                       128
NICKEL                   MT                                   24                               27                         22                         21
SILVER                  GRAM                              18                               20.5                      16                          17.44
STEEL                   MT                                  693                             656                       689                       677
COMPOSITE         MT                                  342                           1401                     1332                     1109
TIN                        KG                                    87.94                         101.5                   102.32                   88.2
ZINC                      KG                                 213                              224.01                  211.05                  209.13
ZUCHAI
CRYSTALS            GRAM                          2001.45                      2046.03                 2002.9                  2000.45
DIAMOND               CARAT                         + 3300                           3310.4                + 3300                     3340   
RUBY                      CARAT                        + 2600                           2876                    + 2600                      2648
EMERALD               CARAT                        + 2900                          3011                    + 2900                      2896
RUBY, SYN             CARAT                         1800                             1912                      1796                      1689
DIAMOND, SYN       CARAT                         2100                             2324                      2073                      1965
STARFIRE *            CARAT                          2840                             4302                      3021                      6580
PEARLS                 GRAM                              348                               764                        382                        364
SHUAMI *                GRAM                              676                               907                        645                        723
PEARLS,
FRESHWATER     GRAM                             121                                234                        108                        101
FIREPEARLS*         GRAM                             898                              1206                        912                      1707



-----------------------------------------------NOTES---------------------------------------------------------------------------------    
                                        
*  Noncanon item from the High Tortuga campaign.  Description can be found in Library Data or Corsair
Bazaar pages

+ Prices on common precious minerals such as Diamonds, Emeralds, Rubies, are set by a cartel formed
between the Trelyn Domain & Mapepire Cluster in 1068.


ABBREVIATIONS:

MAPEPIRETG:  Mapepire Cluster Trade Group.  Main commodity board for the Mapepire Cluster, located
on Mapepire Balsyn.  Main commodity board affecting the spinward & central parts of the Beyond, the
Eslyat Magistry  & the Vargyr Reach in the Vanguard Reaches, & parts of the rimward Foreven sector.

NOSTREXCH:  Northstar Exchange.  The governing commodity board of the Northstar Republic,
affecting prices in the trailing regions of the Beyond sector, the Trojan Reaches, & nonImperial regions
of the Spinward Marches.

TRELYNCOMEXCH:  Trelyn Domain Commodity Exchange.  Rival of the MAPEPIRETG,  centered on
Varen's Planet.  Affects prices in the Trelyn & Coos subsectors of the Vanguard Reaches as well as the
Imperial client states & nonaligned worlds of the Far Frontiers & parts of the spinward & rimward
Fareven sector.

IMPCE-REGINA:  Imperial Commodity Exchange-Regina.  Main commercial board of the Spinward
Marches, affecting goods even in nonaligned & bordering sections of the Marches.

MEAT, CARNICULTURE:   Meat produced by replicating cells from various food animals.  Though stand
fare on jumpships, carniculture meat is normally exported for animal feed or for making e-rations.  
Often, however some governments will import it for cheap food.


KG:  Kilogram
KL:   Kiloliter
MT: Metric Tonne
BBL:  Barrel
SYN: Synthetic
CUM:  Cubic meter








              
BUYING, SELLING, & SPECULATION IN TRAVELLER
Here's a little idea I had to spice up my Traveller campaign.  It's the result of too many years reading
the Wall Street Journal & too many late nights gaming wondering 'how do they set these prices?'.  
This is the newest version, replacing the old, lost version that exists only in a few incomplete notes.

I decided to cover the basics (and in some cases just generalities) among some types of
commodities.  Also, I've excluded some synthethics( mostly fabrics ) and chemicals. Still,  I hope
fellow Travellers find it interesting & hopefully, useful.  
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