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Trade Federation
Organizational Information
Led byTrade Federation Viceroy
Trade Federation Directorate (formerly)
Subsidiaries
  • Baktoid Armor Workshop
  • Hoersch-Kessel Drive Inc.
  • Kett Shipping
  • Dorvalla Mining
  • Location(s)
  • Neimoidia (capital)
  • Primary role(s)Major conglomerate of shipping corporations
    Major product(s)Various starships, military vehicles, battle droids and shipping goods
    Chronological and Politcial Information
    Founding350 BBY (315BrS)
    Date dissolved19 BBY (16:5:24) (made a puppet government)
    0 BBY (dissolved with the Imperial Senate)
    EraRise of the Empire Era
    Affiliation
  • Old Galactic Republic (formerly)
  • Neimoidian Inner Circle
  • Association of Free Trade Worlds
  • Stark Commercial Combine (briefly)
  • Xucphra Corporation
  • Order of the Sith Lords (secretly)
  • Separatist Alliance
  • Separatist Holdouts (briefly)
  • Galactic Empire (puppet government)
  • The Trade Federation was formed by the Neimoidians in the year in the year 350 BBY. Due to their increasing influence and its size, the organization received a seat in the Galactic Senate of the Republic. Around the year 32 BBY, the Trade Federation and its chairman Viceroy Nute Gunray earned much resentment, but the organization maintained its seat in the Senate and Gunray managed to persist in office which led to the blockade on the planet Naboo.

    Ten years later, the Trade Federation joined the Separatist Alliance under the leadership of Count Dooku, which led to the start of the extending galaxy-wide Clone Wars. After the war ended, which resulted the death of Viceroy Gunray, the Federation remained active, but it never got back to its former strength after the Republic was formed into the first Galactic Empire under the rule of Emperor Palpatine.

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