instrumental goods
Producer's goods Pro*duc"er's goods (Polit. Econ.) Goods that satisfy wants only indirectly as factors in the production of other goods, such as tools and raw material; -- called also {instrumental goods}, {auxiliary goods}, {intermediate goods}, or {goods of the second and higher orders}, and disting. from {consumers' goods}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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