Exchange of goods by barter is not new to
Chicago. Many companies have bartered for years, bartering the
unused capacity in their companies for trade goods. Reciprocal
trade and contra are other terms used to describe the business to
business barter groups who are generally members of the
International Reciprocal Trade Association. (IRTA) IRTA was
responsible for passage in the U.S. Congress of the "Barter
Bill of Rights", which recognized barter exchanges as
third-party recordkeepers on a par with banks and credit card
If you are a Chicago company wishing to barter, trade or exchange goods and/or services with other companies join here.
If you are a company from outside Chicago wishing to barter, trade or exchange goods and/or services with other companies join here.