3324-Trade brokers

Job Title: 

Trade brokers

Job Description: 

Trade brokers buy and sell commodities and shipping services, usually in bulk, on behalf of their own company or for customers on a commission basis.


Tasks include

  • establishing contact between buyers and sellers of commodities
  • discussing buying or selling requirements of clients and giving advice accordingly
  • buying and selling cargo space on ships
  • negotiating purchase or sale of commodities and commodity futures
  • finding cargo and/or storage space for commodities and negotiating freight, shipping and storage charges
  • monitoring and analyzing market trends and other factors affecting the supply and demand for commodities and shipping services.
Specific Occupations: 

Broker ( commodity/grain/shipping/cars/livestock/trade)/ futures: commodities)

Dealer(commodities/ commodity futures: commodities/ livestock/ textiles)


Trader, commodities/Trader, futures: commodities

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2189