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English definition of “indirect export”

indirect export

noun [C or U]
 
 
COMMERCE, ECONOMICS
a situation in which a company sells its products to customers in another country using an intermediary (= a person or organization that arranges business agreements), or a product that is sold in this way: Through indirect export, companies can sell products to intermediaries in China and these middlemen can bring the product into the market. Indirect exports are excluded from the data. →  Compare direct export
indirect exporting noun [U]
(Definition of indirect export from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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