Wholesale Electronic Markets, and Agents and Brokers(NAICS 4191)
Under this topic you will find the North American Industry Classification
System definition of the
Wholesale Electronic Markets, and Agents and Brokers(NAICS 4191) industry group. You can use this
definition to properly identify the segment of the industry you wish to study
further in other sections of Canadian Industry Statistics.
Definition of the Industry Group
This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in buying and/or selling products, owned by others, and generally receiving a fee or a commission for the service. These establishments may be known as business-to-business electronic markets, commission merchants, import agents or brokers, export agents or brokers, manufacturers' agents, purchasing agents, selling agents, and they may deal in any type of product. These establishments bring together sellers and buyers or undertake commercial transactions on behalf of a principal, without taking title of the goods bought or sold.
No exclusions are specified in the 2007 NAICS Canada manual.