What are intermediate Goods, Definition, Examples Class 12 CBSE Board


Intermediate good is the important topic of Chapter National Income Macroeconomics Class 12 CBSE Board. Here we are going to discuss indeed what are intermediate goods with examples and definitions, given in various books.

With the point of view of Chapter National

Intermediate products refer to those goods and services which are purchased during the year by one production unit from other production units and completely used up or resold during the same year

Book, S.k aggarwal

Intermediate goods refer to those goods which are used either for resale or for further production in the same year.

Book, Sandeep Garg

Intermediate goods have three Characteristics

  1. purchased from one production unit from another
  2. Completely used up in producing final products or added up to closing stock
  3. resold without making any alternation within a year.

On the Basis of Definition of Intermediate Goods, we can define Intermediate Consumption

Intermediate consumption refers to the expenditure incurred by a production unit on purchasing those goods and services from other production units, which are meant for resale or for completely using up during the same year.

Book, S.K Aggarwal

Intermediate Goods Example

  1. Good purchased for resale (like milk purchased by a dairy Shop)
  2. Goods used for further production (like milk used for making sweets)
  3. Paper purchased by a publisher.
  4. Purchase of rice by a grocery shop.

In order to have a better idea of Intermediate Goods with Example read the below article. I have explained each & every Example with reasons in detail.

Read Here:- Intermediate Goods examples with explained with reasons


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