secondary sector

secondary sector
The sector of the economy that principally uses raw materials produced by the primary sector for sale and use by other sectors.

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  • sector — Used to characterize a group of securities that are similar with respect to maturity, type, rating, industry, and/or coupon. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * sector sec‧tor [ˈsektə ǁ ər] noun [countable] …   Financial and business terms

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