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Commerce is the large-scale organized system of activities, functions, procedures and institutions directly and indirectly related to the exchange of goods and services among two or more parties within local, regional, national or international economies. More specifically, commerce is not business, but rather the part of business which facilitates the movement and distribution of finished or unfinished but valuable goods and services from the producers to the end consumers on a large scale, as opposed to the sourcing of raw materials and manufacturing of those goods. Commerce is subtly different from trade as well, which is the final transaction, exchange or transfer of finished goods and services between a seller and an end consumer. Commerce not only includes trade as defined above, but also a series of transactions that happen between the producer and the seller with the help of the auxiliary services and means which facilitate such trade. These auxiliary services include transportation, communication, warehousing, insurance, banking, financial markets, advertising, packaging, the services of commercial agents and agencies, etc. In other words, commerce encompasses a wide array of political, economical, technological, logistical, legal, regulatory, social and cultural aspects of trade on a large scale. From a marketing perspective, commerce creates time and place utility by making goods and services available to the customers at the right place and at the right time by changing their location or placement. Described in this manner, trade is a part of commerce and commerce is a part of business.

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Organizations relating to Commerce

International Development Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1960
International Actuarial Association / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1895
International Cotton Advisory Committee / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1939
Trade Unions International of Agriculture, Food, Commerce, Textile and Allied Industries / Montreuil, France / Est. 1996
International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Sydney NSW, Australia / Est. 1963
Licensing Executives Society International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1973
International Committee for Insurance Medicine / Est. 1901
Geneva Association / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1973
World Capital Institute / Monterrey, Mexico
Global Investor Relations Network / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 2008
International Association of Claim Professionals / Palisades NY, USA / Est. 1970
Global Financial Markets Association / Washington DC, USA
Natural Capital Coalition / London, UK / Est. 2012
International Payments Framework Association / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 2010
Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association / Brussels, Belgium
International Grain Trade Coalition / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2014
Collagen Casings Trade Association / Brussels, Belgium
World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
European Business History Association / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1994
Association of ACP National Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Other Economic Operators / Kingston, Jamaica / Est. 1981
European Association of Amusement Suppliers Industry
Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo / Lima, Peru / Est. 1968
European Business Council for a Sustainable Energy Future / Munich, Germany / Est. 1996
European International Business Academy / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1974
Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1984
Nordiska Tulladministrativa Rådet / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1960
Consejo Centroamericano de Superintendentes de Bancos, de Seguros y de Otras Instituciones Financieras / Panama, Panama / Est. 1976
Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance / Kwai Chung, Hong Kong / Est. 2000
European Association of Psychological Assessment / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1990
Organisation pour l'Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 1993
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1968
Federación Iberoamericana de Mujeres Empresarias / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1990
European Landscape Contractors Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1963
Federation of African Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Professions / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 2005
Association of Telecommunication Enterprises of the Andean Community / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1974
International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Nordic Committee for Public Inspection of Flammable and Explosive Goods / Tønsberg, Norway / Est. 1979
European Association of Automotive Suppliers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1959
Southern African Customs Union / Windhoek, Namibia / Est. 1969
International Council for Commercial Arbitration / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1972
Federation of European Numismatic Trade Associations / Fröndenberg, Germany / Est. 1991
European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1994
Grain and Feed Trade Association / London, UK / Est. 1878
European Association of the Civil Commerce of Weapons / Marburg, Germany / Est. 1992
World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations / Goyang, Korea Rep / Est. 1981
European Union of Judges in Commercial Matters / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1989
European Marketing Academy / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1975
Federation of Central American Chambers of Commerce / San Salvador, El Salvador / Est. 1961
Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges / Yerevan, Armenia / Est. 1995
Association of African Development Finance Institutions / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1975

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