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.
We'll use this Series to curate resources that support teachers and students preparing for the BUSS4 Section A Research Theme on Manufacturing in the UK (June 2015). These resources will complement our popular BUSS4 Section A Toolkit on Manufacturing and the BUSS4 Exam Coaching Workshops which also include sessions on Manufacturing.
A complete collection of editable lesson topic worksheets and exam-style case studies that are ideal for teaching individual topics for the whole Year 1 (AS) teaching content.