Buffer Stock

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Definition: Buffer Stock

Buffer Stock

Full Definition of Buffer Stock

Supplied maintained in inventory to protect a company from short-term commodity price fluctuations or shortages of essential production inputs. Maintaining buffer stock can protect a company from the perception of hardship during market downturns.

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https://payrollheaven.com/define/buffer-stock/ (accessed: December 06, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Buffer Stock are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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