Trade includes statistical units (enterprises, legal units or establishments) whose main activity is to resell goods purchased from third parties without processing them.
The activity of trade intermediary, who puts buyers and vendors into contact (or who performs commercial operations for a third party), without being the owner of the products in question, is included in trade.
In the french activity nomenclature (NAF rév. 2), trade activities are described in the section G " Trade; repair of automobile and motor bicycles ".
Details of the nomenclature are available under insee.fr under the heading Nomenclature under "Definitions, methods and quality".