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Indirect demand is also known as _____________ demand.
Indirect demand is also known as derived demand.
When goods are demanded so that they can be used in the production of some other commodity, it is called indirect or derived demand. In other words, such demand is derived as a result of the demand/consumption of some other commodity. Cement, for example, has indirect/derived demand as a result of demand for construction of buildings.