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raw materials

Operations & Production

materials from which products are manufactured items bought for use in the manufacturing or development processes of an organization. While most often referring to bulk materials, raw materials can also include components, subassemblies, and complete products.

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Definitions of ’raw materials’ and meaning of ’raw materials’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’raw materials’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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