Trade Reference

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Definition: Trade Reference


Quick Summary of Trade Reference


A reference given by one company to another regarding the creditworthiness of another company whom it supplies with goods. It is usual for two or more trade references together with a bank reference to be requested by companies prior to supplying goods or services on credit.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Trade Reference are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 26th April, 2020 | 4 Views.