marginal producer

marginal producer
marginal producer marginal producer producer

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marginal producer UK US noun [C]
ECONOMICS a company, country, etc. that produces a small amount of a product or crop with high production costs and little or no profit: »

Political uncertainty in some of the world's largest energy-exporting states gives new importance to the so-called marginal producers.


In theory, prices in competitive markets will be set by the marginal costs of production of the marginal producers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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