NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52313

Industry 52313

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 52313 – Commodity Contracts Dealing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52313: See industry description for NAICS 523130 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 523130: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as principals (i.e., investors who buy or sell for their own account) in buying or selling spot or futures commodity contracts or options, such as precious metals, foreign currency, oil, or agricultural products, generally on a spread basis.

Cross-References for Industry 52313

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 52313. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Acting as agents (i.e., brokers) in buying or selling spot or future commodity contracts on a commission or transaction fee basis–are classified in Industry NAICS 523140, Commodity Contracts Brokerage; and
  • Buying and selling physical commodities for resale to other than the general public–are classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 52313

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 52313. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Commodity contract trading companies
  • Commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts floor traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts floor trading (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts options dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Foreign currency exchange dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Foreign currency exchange services (i.e., selling to the public)
  • Futures commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Trading companies, commodity contracts

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 52: Finance and Insurance
    • Subsector 523: Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
      • Industry Group 5231: Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
        • Industry 52313: Commodity Contracts Dealing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 523130: Commodity Contracts Dealing

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