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English definition of “derived demand”

derived demand

noun [C or U]    
ECONOMICS demand for something such as a material or skill, that is based on demand for something produced from it: A car manufacturer will have a derived demand for manufacturing equipment, components, steel, lubricants and the like.
(Definition of derived demand noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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