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COMMERCIAL CREDIT

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Definition:
In the context of the Paris Club, loans originally extended on terms that do not qualify as official development assistance (ODA) credits. These are typically export credits on market terms but also include other non-ODA loans by governments.

Source Publication:
IMF, 2003, External Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users – Appendix III, Glossary, IMF, Washington DC.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/eds/Eng/Guide/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Wednesday, August 27, 2003