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SHIP IN PLACE Definition
SHIP IN PLACE is sales billed to customers prior to delivery and held by the seller (also: "bill and hold" or "bill in place" sales).
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IRD, dependent upon usage, can mean Interest Rate Derivatives (finance), Inland Revenue Department (New Zealands tax revenue collection department), or Interest Rate Differential.
OPPORTUNISTIC BEHAVIOUR occurs where one party takes advantage of his superior knowledge, in order to further his/her interests, by failing to disclose such information to the other party. This would occur, for example, if a supplier of widgets had information about a product which was deliberately withheld from the potential buyer, in the knowledge that such information would negatively affect the price of the product or the willingness of the buyer to purchase it.