debtor nation

debtor nation

a country that has had more invested in it than it has invested abroad. A debtor nation has to pay out more interest and dividends on investments made in the country than it receives, with a consequent deficit in its BALANCE OF PAYMENTS. Many DEVELOPING COUNTRIES are debtor nations. Compare CREDITOR COUNTRY.
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Paradoxically the world's biggest debtor nation 6 whose public debt is more than twice the value of its gross domestic product - is also its biggest creditor, a status Japan has kept for the past quarter century.
In doing so, the IMF will provide some new financing to the debtor nations and impose conditions on the country's economy, which are designed to help the debtor nation grow, to be able to pay on the restructured bond as promised, and to repay the IMF for the funds it advances.
For the first time in its history, it has gone and made a decision aimed at supporting the economy of a debtor nation, disregarding the circumstances of the case and existing legal agreements, exclusively for political reasons," Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said of the IMF in a Wednesday interview with Russian TV.
While Treasuries are poised for the first drop since 2009 as the longest-term bonds suffer the world's deepest declines, the willingness of foreign central banks, insurers and pensions to finance the largest debtor nation may temper a further jump in U.
The Agreed Minute recommends that creditor nations collectively sign bilateral agreements with the debtor nation, giving effect to the multilateral Paris Club agreement.
To wit, few except Germany are in better shape presently than the Netherlands, a perennial debtor nation even during periods of last decade that is now in somewhat of a catbird's seat.
Facing major economic troubles, the United States is reportedly the world's largest debtor nation.
Italy is the Eurozone's third largest economy and the fourth largest debtor nation in the world.
The United States has become the greatest debtor nation in history, a credential no decent American should tolerate.
has become a debtor nation that buys its goods on credit from others while its own workforce languishes with stubborn unemployment.
We are forced to buy most of our oil from nations that hate us, trade for consumer and industrial goods with nations that dislike us or that are ambivalent at best, and we are a debtor nation.