Commercial Trader

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Commercial Trader

A trader who uses the futures market to hedge against current business activities. For example, if a trader invests in a commodity believing the price will increase, he/she may lock in futures contracts at a certain price in case he/she is wrong. The term is a designation used by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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Commercial traders, retailers and shop: keepers in Balochistan and KPK, either don't pay taxes at all, or are engaging in flagrant smuggling from the border areas.
By utilising existing facilities and encouraging the community and visitors to spend more time in Strathalbyn, this will ultimately create opportunities for existing and new commercial traders to grow their business and create jobs in retail, tourism, hospitality and event management, he said.
It made a highly negative impact on the growers, commercial traders and tobacco dealers.
For dried palay, the buying price of some commercial traders was raised to P21 a kg, according to Wilfredo Bernardo, a farmer, who sold his harvest to a trader.
The National Food Authority (NFA) is possibly reserving imported rice for sale to commercial traders, the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) warned yesterday.
The prison is encumbered on all fronts by commercial traders who surround it.
That is not the case because we have enough stocks from commercial traders and households," Tristeza said on Friday.
What is worrisome, however, is that most of the inventory is with commercial traders and households.
Society chairman Andrew Hornall said: "Commercial traders were out in force looking to secure a Charolais bull.
Wider application: The New Law applies more widely than the current Commercial Code provisions, covering companies governed by the UAE Commercial Companies Law (CCL), most free zone companies, sole establishments, and civil companies conducting professional business, not just to 'commercial traders'.
Despite losing substantial revenue on such imports by acceding to the ITA, it can safely be predicted that there would be negligible impact on telecom sector and ultimate beneficiary would be commercial traders of consumer electronics.
Net positioning of Commercial traders gives information about entities involved in the production, processing, or merchandising of a commodity, using futures contracts primarily for hedging.

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