Marc Faber says that investing in agriculture today will be like investing in oil in 2001, when it was priced at $17/barrel, according to The National Post.
Faber says that record low inventories, declining agricultural productivity, and increasing demand for food will drive prices higher.
The falling productivity line is especially interesting…Faber says productivity in agriculture has been declining since 1990, and expects that trend to continue. If this is true, which I’d imagine it is, it’s counter to what most folks (including me) believe.
More reasons to invest in agriculture:
- Jim Rogers loves the fundamentals too
- Sugar especially has an appealing supply/demand situation shaping up
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