NAICS CODE 523140 - Commodity Contracts Brokerage

Industry Sector

Finance and Insurance

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents (i.e., brokers) in buying or selling spot or future commodity contracts or options on a commission or transaction fee basis.


NAICS Code 523140 - Commodity Contracts Brokerage is a final level code of the “Finance and Insurance” Sector. There are 901 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 8,649 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 523140 - Commodity Contracts Brokerage are:

  • Brokerages, commodity contracts
  • Commodity contract pool operators
  • Commodity contracts brokerages
  • Commodity contracts brokers' offices
  • Commodity contracts floor brokers
  • Commodity contracts options brokerages
  • Commodity futures brokerages
  • Financial futures brokerages
  • Foreign currency exchange brokering services
  • Futures commodity contracts brokerages
  • Futures commodity contracts brokers' offices


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 523140 - Commodity Contracts Brokerage that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: