value chain Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “value chain” in the English Dictionary

"value chain" in Business English

See all translations

value chainnoun [C]

the ​series of ​stages involved in ​producing a ​product or ​service that is ​sold to ​consumers, with each ​stageadding to the ​value to the ​product or ​service: We want ​recycledmaterials to reenter the ​valuechain as ​rawmaterials.
the ​series of ​companies involved in the different ​stages of ​producing a ​product or ​service that is ​sold to ​consumers, with each ​stageadding to its ​value: China is ​pushing hard to ​move up the ​valuechain in ​manufacturing.
(Definition of value chain from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of value chain?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day