What does BOARD OF TRADE mean?

BOARD OF TRADE meaning in Law Dictionary

n company of the principal merchants, producers, tradesmen, etc., of a town, for the intended purpose of furthering its commercial passions, motivating the establishment of manufactures, promoting trade, acquiring or increasing shipping services, and generally advancing the prosperity for the spot as a commercial and commercial neighborhood. In England, among the administrative divisions of government, becoming a committee of the privy council that is appointed when it comes to consideration of issues concerning trade and international plantations.

Sentence Examples with the word BOARD OF TRADE

N.B.-A trifling quantity of Californian and Australian wheat was imported in the period in question, but the Board of Trade records do not distinguish the quantities, therefore they cannot be given.

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