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Synonyms for material

that from which things are or can be made

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

the basic substance or essential elements of character that qualify a person for a specified role

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composed of or relating to things that occupy space and can be perceived by the senses

of or preoccupied with material rather than spiritual or intellectual things

related to the matter at hand

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the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form

artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

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things needed for doing or making something

a person judged suitable for admission or employment

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concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests

derived from or composed of matter

directly relevant to a matter especially a law case

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concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being

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having material or physical form or substance

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having substance or capable of being treated as fact

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Sales Manager of primary commodities in Newedge Japan Foundation in Tokyo Ken Hasegawa guessed that Brent price drops to $ 55 a barrel and the US crude may drop to $ 50 a barrel at the beginning of next year, noting that there is no sign on any cut in production by OPEC.
Primary commodities are usually grouped into four broad categories, including agricultural food products (e.g., coffee, cocoa), agricultural raw materials (e.g., cotton, jute, natural rubber), metals and minerals (e.g., copper, tin) and fuels (e.g., petroleum, natural gas).
In this regard, the Qatar government has created two additional cement companies and also Qatar Steel, which will create a single source for distributors to buy from with the intention of controlling the cost of these primary commodities. Longer term, this will ensure that a viable return on investment is generated on these investments, the daily reported.
China's economic rise, which has been the single most important economic event on the planet in the past generation, has meant a great increase in demand for Africa's primary commodities or semi-processed commodities.
The Afreximbank President said because many African countries depended on the production and export of primary commodities with little value added and there were limited links between the industries and other sectors of the economy, Africa's main challenge was to ensure that its recent impressive growth translated into an accelerated structural transformation for the sustainable development of its national economies.
Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said the country is still grappling with glaring social and structural economic challenges including a jobless growth trajectory with a lopsided distribution of income and resource ownership as well as a substantial skills deficit and a narrow economic base with primary commodities still serving as the engine of export led growth.
Out of nearly $19.2bn export proceeds from agro-based products, 28% are from primary commodities like rice, fish, meat, fruits, vegetables and raw cotton, 22% from intermediate products yarn, fabric and molasses and the remaining 50% from value added products: knitted and woven garments, made-up textiles and leather products.
Indonesia gained from the increase in the price of primary commodities since the start of global crisis in 2008.
At present, African and LAC exports to developing Asia are dominated by primary commodities. If the income from such exports is invested in building social and productive capacities, it would enable lower income African and LAC countries to move up the export value chain, reducing reliance on raw commodities and enabling more exports of processed and manufactured goods.
In this context, it is pertinent to note that during 2009-10 Pakistan's export composition was: primary commodities 18%, semi-manufactured goods 10% and manufactured goods 72%; while during 2010-11 (July-March) the composition changed to: primary commodities 18%, semi-manufactured goods 12% and manufactured goods 70%.
First, sharp general price increases in auction-market goods such as primary commodities or foreign exchange, that is, a weakening dollar, are a useful early warning to the Fed that it is being too easy--a warning that the Fed is again ignoring as we enter 2011.
He noted, however, that despite growth, African firms continued to trade at the lowest rung of the global value chains ladder, exporting primary commodities while importing finished goods ' a situation that would not be sustainable in the long run.
Through the ebbs and flows of conflict and compromise over tariffs within the structural constraints of unfavourable terms of trade between primary commodities and manufactured goods, which are given lesser rather than greater attention by Lee, Australia remained an exporter of primary commodities to, and, an importer of manufactured goods from, Britain.
In the next section of the book, Hussain examines in detail Malaysia's initiatives in six case studies, namely: (1) the Cambodian conflict; (2) the Palestine question; (3) primary commodities; (4) law of the sea; (5) Antarctica; and (6) illegal narcotics.
We find that the category-specific factors account for a large part of the co-movement in the prices of goods which are intensive in internationally traded primary commodities; but this is less evident for other traded goods.