Contra deal

Contra deal
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Contra deal is agreement on the basis of barter cooperation. The contract consists in the exchange of goods between the entities, goods or services. It is a non-cash pact. Contra deal is used by entities with no cash. People exchanging goods or services strive to make them comparable in price. It is important that the transaction bilnas be zero [1].

Structure a Contra Deal Agreement[edit]

The contract versus should contain specific elements. An example template is presented below:

  • Identity

The contract should be the consumption for two parties to the transaction. Data and exchange details should be saved on. The record gives guarantees with whom. There are interests and under what conditions.

Product description of the service and product offered. Remember about serial numbers of data. The contract versus the contract is a sales contract, which is why it is important to describe the good in detail.

  • Description of the product or service

The offer can be made according to the market rate - a reasonable price. A contra deal is registered as a cyclical transaction in your bookkeeping. If the exchanges will be different from each other, how will it work.

  • Desired barter agreement

In this passage, provide a detailed description of the service or product that you will receive in exchange for your offer. It is to confirm your request. From now on, the description of this good or service has been received. This is a valuable safeguard against fraud or other value of the good received.

  • Timeline

The schedule should be included in the contract. It is important to specify when it will happen and put it in writing. Saved ten times to arrange details in the schedule and time to be agreed. The schedule helps when planning deliveries and keeping contract terms.

The contractor is a great customer for a company that is not a money company. It is important to draw up a contract. If you have any problems, get legal help [2].

Disadvantages contra deal[edit]

Due to the fact that the contra deal is a cashless exchange there are many problems and contradictions connected with it. The exchange of goods and services from both parties to the contract should be equivalent. Nowadays people have a different feeling of the value of specific dates and services. Convergence depends on different perceptions of different communities. That is why it is important to prepare and sign the contra deal. It is a security and a guarantee on what items or goods an exchange is being made. Copies of the contract should be signed by both parties to the contract [3].


  1. Sheets. J, (2010), To contra or not to contra: Trade-outs sometime work.,Grassroots Editor , p5-6. 2p.
  2. Bruner. R, (2005) Deals From Hell : M&A Lessons That Rise Above the Ashes, Hoboken, N.J, p.26
  3. Alcantara. C, (2013)Negotiating the Deal : Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada p.13


Author: Klaudia Rodak