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SUBSTITUTE GOOD [1 record]

Record 1 2003-11-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • The Product (Marketing)
  • Saving and Consumption
  • Foreign Trade
DEF

A good which can be substituted for another good ...

CONT

Substitute goods. Goods which perform the same function or satisfy the same wants .... a small change in the price of a good may result in a large change in the quantity demanded, if there is a close substitute whose price did not change.

OBS

These terms are used mostly in the plural.

Key term(s)
  • alternate product
  • substituable goods
  • substitute goods

French

Domaine(s)
  • Produit (Commercialisation)
  • Épargne et consommation
  • Commerce extérieur
CONT

Les biens de substitution ou succédanés procurent des satisfactions de besoins identiques et peuvent donc être utilisés indifféremment.

OBS

Les termes mentionnés s'utilisent le plus souvent au pluriel.

Key term(s)
  • produits substituables

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Producto (Comercialización)
  • Ahorro y consumo
  • Comercio exterior
DEF

Bienes que al servir para satisfacer las mismas o parecidas necesidades, compiten entre sí por el gasto de los consumidores, estando sus precios muy relacionados; p.e.: peras y manzanas.

Key term(s)
  • bienes sustitutos
  • sucedáneos
  • artículos sustitutos
  • sustitutivos
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