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Russo-Ukraine Conflict and the Impact on Coffee (and Commodity) Markets

#Russia has begun aerial bombardment of #Ukraine, including in the capital city of Kiev this morning. What many had hoped (including me) would be a limited and bloodless territorial dispute is now looking like full-scale #war.



As a military veteran of two wars, I do not speak lightly of the conflict, it will be devastating to those directly, and likely to seriously alter the global security dynamic that has existed since the end of WW2. However, my role is to offer insight into the #coffeemarket.


In this article I will outline my understanding of how this conflict will affect the financial markets, including first, second and third order effects, with a particular focus on