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Company TypePrivately held company
LocationAmsterdam, The Netherlands
IndustryRaw materials / Merchant
RevenueUS $79.2 billion (2010)
Net IncomeUS$440 million
Num Employees4,000

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Trafigura is an Amsterdam-based multinational company founded in 1993 trading in base metals and energy, including oil. the company had equity of more than $2 billion and a turnover of $73 billion that generated $440 million of profit.

It operates from 55 offices in 36 countries in Europe and North America, Central America, and South America, as well as in the Middle and Far East. It is the world's third largest private oil and metals trader after Vitol and Glencore.

Trafigura was set up by Claude Dauphin and Eric de Turckheim. It split off from a group of companies managed by Marc Rich in 1993.

Trafigura has been named or involved in several scandals since its creation.

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