Energy Transition

Energy prices: When will costs go down?

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Natural gas prices jumped in recent months. Image: Photo by <a href=" Public Power Association

Andrea Pescatori
Economist, IMF
Nico Valckx
Economista Principal, Departamento de Mercados Monetarios y de Capital del FMI
Martin Stuermer
Economist, Commodities Unit of the IMF's Research Department
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Natural gas prices jumped in both Europe and Asia this year, a change for markets that are typically more localized.
Weekly average natural gas prices in US dollars per million BTU Image: Bloomberg; Argus Direct; and IMF staff calculations

Energy futures indicate that prices are likely to moderate in coming months.
Prices of fossil fuels and their projections. Image: IMF Primary Commodity Price System Database; and IMF staff calculations.

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