Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD Price USD
Material January 27 2009 January-27 2010 April-27 2010 May-25 2010 June 25 2010 July 25 2010 Aug 25 2010 Sept 25 2010 Oct 25 2010
Nickel $10,000 $19,500 $26,825 $19,600 $18,000 $18,500 $19,000 $23,200 $23,450
Copper $3,000 $7,000 $7,640 $6,100 $6,000 $6,480 $6,560 $7,950 $8,295
Aluminum $1,000 $1,900 $2,262 $1,820 $1,780 $1,860 $1,880 $2,290 $2,350
Zinc $1,050 $2,450 $2,374 $1,680 $1,620 $1,740 $1,780 $2,000 $2,260
Palladium $190 $420 $560 $446 $487 $470 $484 $550 $590
Ruthenium $87 $177 $230 $245 $240 $200 $195 $185 $175
Tantalite $32 $47 $70 $72 $73 $82 $84 $98 $120
Oil $40 $80 $83 $69 $80 $77 $79 $77 $82
Silver $9.8 $17.0 $18.1 $18.0 $19.2 $17.6 $18.1 $21.0 $23.3
Average $15,409 $31,591 $40,062 $30,050 $28,299 $29,427 $30,080 $36,371 $37,345
% Increase - 105% 27% -25% -6% 4% 2% 21% 3%
    Passive Component
Material Denomination Products Impacted
Nickel Per Metric Ton X5R, Y5V and X7R MLCC
Copper Per Metric Ton X5R, Y5V and X7R MLCC
Aluminum Per Metric Ton Aluminum Capacitors
Zinc Per Metric Ton Varistor
Palladium Per Troy Ounce NPO and X7R MLCC
Ruthenium Per Troy Ounce Thick Film Chips, Networks
Tantalite Per Pound Tantalum Capacitors
Oil Per Barrel -OPEC Film Capacitors (OPP/PET)
Silver Per Troy Ounce NPO and X7R MLCC
Average All All