What is Informal Trading? Definition of Informal Trading: Unorganized small-scale, self-employment creating activities which might involve individuals or unremunerated relatives of the business owner, small number of hired workers or totally without any hired workers which the resource-poor engage in for the purpose of increasing household income generation opportunities.
Helping informal traders to help themselves. unemployment informal traders. Wednesday, 18 November, 2009 - 11:10 Getting into informal trading is one of the ways in which poor people can overcome socio-economic hardships associated with unemployment and hunger. To grow the informal trading sector, local governments should improve the conditions under which informal traders do business.