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Paul Hughes
Executive Director, Research and Analysis, IHS Markit
Paul Hughes is the Executive Director of the Agricultural economists team at IHS Markit.
Thought
Leader
Forecasting
Expert
Background

Mr. Hughes has a long history of analysis and price forecasting of agricultural markets, especially grains and oilseeds. He leads a team of agricultural economists within IHS Markit that focus on grains, oilseeds, vegetable oils, biofuels, meats, dairy, eggs, cotton, feed ingredients and crop production. The focus of the analysis is on fundamentals with an ultimate objective of price forecasting. The time scope goes from short-term to long-term (multiple years).

Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Hughes spent 25 years with a large multinational food company, finishing his career as head of commodity research. His career has been spent on both sides of the Atlantic, working in the US and Switzerland. He has a bachelor's degree in applied economics from Cornell University and a master's degree in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.

Industry expertise
Agribusiness
Areas of interest
Agribusiness Price Risk Management
Wheat
Animal Fats
Cereals
Corn
Farm Economics and Cost of Production
Feed Ingredients
Agribusiness Strategy
Grain Processing and Flows
Grains
Oilseeds
Palm Oil
Soybeans
Vegetable Oils
Food Consumption
Regional focus
Global
Languages
English
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