3800 Commission-Based Wholesaling

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

3800 Commission-Based Wholesaling

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the purchase and/or sale of goods or through the provision of sales services to businesses on behalf of one or more principals on a fee or commission basis. These activities include units who arrange the sale of goods on behalf of a principal, but do not take title to the goods.

Primary activities

  • Auction service (except real estate)
  • Auctioning livestock
  • Electronic auction
  • Export agent, wholesaler
  • Goods wholesale broking n.e.c.
  • Import agent, wholesaler
  • Livestock agent
  • Manufacturer’s sales agent
  • Stock and station agent
  • Stockyard operation
  • Wholesaler’s sales agent
  • Wool broking


Units mainly engaged in

  • the arrangement of the purchase of travel and related services are included in Class 7220 Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services;
  • the activities of real estate agents are included in Class 6720 Real Estate Services; and
  • the broking of financial or insurance services are included in the appropriate classes of Subdivision 64 Auxiliary Finance and Insurance Services.
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