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The World for Sale

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Jack Farchy, Javier Blas

 

This jaw-dropping study shows how much money and global influence is concentrated in the hands of a tiny group . . . A remarkable book . . . As the authors roam from oilfield to wheatfield, they reveal information so staggering you almost gasp . . . The colour is fantastic . . . Tracking down some of the biggest names in the business to their German castles and stud farms and persuading them to talk is a rare scoop. ― Sunday Times

 

A fascinating and revealing story . . . There are tales in the book of breathtaking trades, such as shipments of rebel oil from war-torn Libya or deals bartered amid the brutal “aluminium wars” in the Russia of the 1990s . . . A gripping book. ― Economist

 

Javier Blas and Jack Farchy probe the hard-knuckle and secretive world of commodity trading. — What to Read in 2021 ― Financial Times

 

A globe-spanning corporate thriller, full of intrigue and double dealing . . . Changes how we see the world, often in horrifying ways . . . The book weaves together years of reporting experience in the field with access to many of the key figures in an industry dominated by huge characters . . . New insights and reporting mean that even seasoned observers will be amazed. — James Ball ― Spectator

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About the Author

Javier Blas and Jack Farchy are two of the world’s best-known journalists covering energy, commodities and trading houses. They both work for Bloomberg News, where Blas is chief energy correspondent and Farchy is a senior reporter covering natural resources. Previously, they covered commodities for the Financial Times.

Blas and Farchy have interviewed most of the key figures in the commodity trading industry – in some cases, the first time the traders had ever spoken publicly. They’ve published the financial accounts of many of these secretive companies for the first time. And they’ve reported on oil, food and war from countries as diverse as Kazakhstan, Ivory Coast, and Libya.

The pair frequently appear on TV and radio as experts on commodities. Blas has been interviewed on BBC News, CNN and Al Jazeera, and Farchy regularly appears on BBC Radio 4 TodayThe World for Sale is their first book.

 

Book Specifications

Title: The World for Sale
Author: Jack Farchy, Javier Blas
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Weight: 291g
Published Year: 2022
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: Paris : 978-1847942678
Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
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