Selling the Basics

Treadgold, Tim
September 2007
Forbes Asia;9/17/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p26
An interview with Richard Elman of Noble Group is presented. Elman assesses the growth of the commodities market. He cites the influence of Phibro's business model and strategy on Noble Group. He discusses the possible problem with supplying grains for both food and fuel production in various markets.


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