Terminal market

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A terminal market is a central site, often in a metropolitan area, that serves as an assembly and trading place for commodities. Terminal markets for agricultural commodities are usually at or near major transportation hubs.[1] One of the models of Terminal Market is Hub-and-Spoke model wherein Terminal Market is the hub which is to be linked to number of collection centres -the spokes.(reference: www.agricoop.nic.in/rabi06/JS(MKTG).ppt)

The term is also used for markets in other commodities such as metals and bullion.[2]

List of Terminal Markets (Fresh Produce)[edit]

- Hunt's Point Market (Bronx, NY) - New England Produce Center (Chelsea, MA) - Providence Terminal Produce Market (Providence, RI)