BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR PRIVACY & COOKIE NOTICE
X
Skip Navigation LinksHome|Methodology & Reference|Methodologies and Specifications| Agriculture Methodology and Specifications | Platts

Agriculture Methodology and Specifications

Clearly defined and transparent methodologies are the backbone of Platts price assessment processes. Platts methodologies provide detailed descriptions and explanations of how we assess the market value of commodities so that customers and other interested parties understand those processes. In this section, we post documentation by commodity and region for all published price assessments and indices.

Grains methodology

(as of January 2017)

The Grains guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts grain assessments. The various components of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much information as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.


Biofuels methodology

(as of January 2017)

The Biofuels guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts Biofuels assessments throughout the world. The various components of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much information as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.


Biofuels timing and increments guidelines

(as of November 2016)

These guidelines enhance the clarity and usefulness of all methodology and specifications guides.


Sugar methodology

(as of February 2017)

The Sugar guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts sugar assessments throughout the world. The various components of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much information as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.



In order to view the methodologies you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If it is not already installed on your PC, click here to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader .





Copyright © 2017 S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global. All rights reserved.