Demand and supply in action - tea prices surge
The new Edexcel GCSE Business Unit 1 specification encourages students to look at commodity markets to develop their understanding of how demand supply interact to determine market prices.
Here is an excellent example of how two significant shifts in the demand and supply curves can affect the global price of a commodity. Failing crops and surging demand for tea is pushing prices higher.
As a leading exporter of tea, Keyna is benefitting from the surge in prices, after suffering from higher production costs in recent years.
Join Graham Prior and Jim Riley for a resource-packed CPD day which will help you accelerate your planning and lesson preparation for the new AQA A Level Business. We've packed this day with resources to help teach the new spec content. We also consider how best to approach the challenges of a linear Business course.