Meaning of Agriculture

     Agriculture is derived from two Latin words ager and culture which means field and cultivation respectively. Agriculture is the tilling of the soil to produce both food and cash crops, livestock, etc. COMPONENTS OF AGRICULTUREThe main components of agriculture are: (i) Crop production (ii) Livestock farming (iii) Forestry (iv) Fishery Crop productionCrop production is in two … Read more

Meaning of industry and Industrialization

Definition of Industry and Industrialization Industry: The term industry refers to a group of firms that produce broadly similar goods or offer broadly similar services e.g. all the firms producing cement belongs to the cement industry. The firm on the other hand refers to an independently administered business unit that carries out production, construction, or distribution … Read more

Commercial policy in international trading

COMMERCIAL POLICY IN INTERNATIONAL TRADING Commercial policy in international trade refers to deliberate efforts on the part of a government to intervene in the country’s trade relations with other countries. The commercial policy aims at regulating trade and protecting the economy. INSTRUMENTS OF COMMERCIAL POLICY Several commercial policy instruments are used. These include: (i) Tariffs: … Read more

Definition of financial institutions

           FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS        Financial Institutions can be defined as the business organizations that deal in money, though some may deal in other financial assets such as shares, letters of credit, bills of exchange, etc. Except for the Central Bank, they make profits by trading in money; that is, through the process … Read more