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BUYER (BUYER’S) CREDIT

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Definition:
Buyer credit refers to a loan obtained by the overseas purchaser of goods or services, with the supplier being paid in cash; also known as financial credit.

Source Publication:
External Debt: Definition, Statistical Coverage and Methodology, A Report by an International Working Group on External Debt Statistics of the World Bank, IMF, BIS, OECD, OECD, Paris, 1988, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 11, 2001