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principal trade

A securities transaction in which the executing brokers are trading from inventory and are thus acting as dealers.
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Our principal trade was watching shopkeepers' counters, and slipping off any kind of goods we could see carelessly laid anywhere, and we made several good bargains, as we called them, at this work.
SIMA helps to protect Canadian producers from injurious dumping and is one of Canada's principal trade policy instruments.
NCTA is the principal trade association for the U.S.
"With more than 85 million inhabitants, Egypt is one of the principal trade partners for France in the Mediterranean area.
As one of the principal trade events for the aluminium industry in the Arab world, Arabal 2010 brought together aluminium producers, suppliers, consumers and research workers from around the world under one platform.
After leaving CUNA in 1995, Swoboda served as chair of the management committee of the Association of British Credit Unions, Ltd., the principal trade body for credit unions in England, Scotland and Wales.
The USIBC initiative will focus on the principal trade and investment barriers of commercial significance to USIBC member companies and will build toward substantial market opening arrangements designed to bring broadly inclusive growth to both countries.
France, Italy, the Netherlands, and England are the principal trade partners of Germany, the number one European exporter." That last sentence isn't quite as surprising as this one that follows: "Trade between Germany and the United States is less than Germany's trade with Belgium and Luxembourg." Moreover, Cohen points out, "the goods traded in the heart of Europe are practically identical.
This technical standard is administered by the British Retail Consortium, a trade organisation representing the major UK supermarkets, and the Institute of Packaging, the principal trade association for the packaging industry, to ensure that packaging suppliers to the food industry operate in accordance with the hygiene and food safety standards set by government.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry.
North Korea's principal trade partners were China, Japan, South Korea, India and Ireland, JETRO said.
Noted a report by the American embassy in Singapore: "This was good news for Singapore's intentions to replace Hong Kong as the Asia-Pacific region's principal trade and financial hub after Hong Kong returns to Chinese control in 1997."

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