Trading companies are specialists that cover all export and import operations and procedures. A trading company buy products in one country and sold them in different countries where it has its own distribution network. This kind of companies mostly work with high production volumes of products such as raw materials, chemicals, generic pharmaceuticals, etc
At present, trading companies specialize in emerging countries in areas of Asia, Africa or Latin America. Its function is to identify competitive suppliers, negotiate and purchase their products and sell them through a distribution network in its country or neighbouring countries.