2 edition of World commodity problems found in the catalog.
World commodity problems
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
1949 in [Washington .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 73 p.,|
|Number of Pages||73|
First, identify the elements of a commodity offering in which variation or uncertainty could generate risks for the buyer, such as variations in product specifications, supply, or demand.
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