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Palm oil compared to UK housing

In 1983 you could buy the 'average' UK home for the equivalent of 145.37 metric tons of Palm oil. By 2014 the amount of Palm oil required to buy the 'average' residential property in the United Kingdom increased to 443.41 metric tons.

Palm oil

+110%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 2.42%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 96.27%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -47.72%
  • Source: International Monetary Fund
  • Description: Palm oil, Malaysia Palm Oil Futures (first contract forward) 4-5 percent FFA, US$ per metric ton

UK Houses

+540%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 6.17%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 34.63%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -17.17%
  • Source: Halifax