Chapter 5. PRICE DISCOVERY. By : Nur Baladina, SP. MP. INTRODUCTION. PRICE DETERMINATION: the process by which the broad forces of supply and demand establish a general, market-clearing, equilibrium price for a commodity.
By : Nur Baladina, SP. MP.
Five systems of price discovery for farm products have been identified:
1. Individual, decentralized negotiation
2. Organized, central market trading
3. Formula Pricing
4. Bargained Prices
5. Administered Prices