Definitions for "BDI"
The Federation of German Industries
Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie
Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie
Keywords:  cdi, brand, panamax, handymax, bratman
see Brand Development Index.
Brand Development Index. a measure of the relative sales strength of a given brand in a specific market area of the United States. To calculate: divide the percent of brand A's total U.S. sales in market X by the percent of the total U.S. population in market X, then multiply the result by 100 to get the index number. Especially useful, along with the Category Development Index (CDI), in deciding media allocations and how much advertising or other promotion effort to put in different market areas. See Category Development Index (CDI).
Baltic Dry Index. An index of the price of transporting major dry bulk raw materials (such as iron ore and coal) by sea. The Baltic Dry Index is published by the Baltic Exchange in London. It combines three Baltic Indexes: the Baltic Handymax Index, the Baltic Panamax Index, and the Baltic Capesize Index.
Keywords:  beck, inventory, depression
Beck Depression Inventory
Batch Data Interchange. Communication between a CICS program and a named data set or destination which is part of a batch interchange logical unit on an outboard controller or LU4 logical unit.
Keywords:  inclusive, dates
Both Dates Inclusive.