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Trade debt

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Accounts Payable

1. Money owed for a good or service purchased on credit. Accounts payable are a current liability for a company and are expected to be paid within a short amount of time, often 10, 30, or 90 days.

2. A unit within a company's accounting department that deals with accounts payable, managing credit lines, purchase orders, and audit reports.
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trade debt

a deferred-payment arrangement whereby a customer is allowed a certain period of time in which to pay for products after receiving them. See DEBTORS, DEBTORS RATIO, WORKING CAPITAL, CREDIT CONTROL, AGE ANALYSIS PROFILE FOR DEBTORS.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

trade debt

a deferred payment arrangement whereby a customer is allowed a certain period of time in which to pay for products after receiving them. See also DEBT, DEBTORS, WORKING CAPITAL.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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(3) This trade debt forms part of total general government liabilities.
* $37,179 to CP&P Construction LLC of El Dorado for trade debt.
Code Section 726(a) denied interest deductibility for Dow Corning's trade debt.
(1996), traditional Chapter 11 is more often used to restructure private and trade debt, and prepacks and exchange offers are used mostly to restructure public debt.
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Company B has $250 of trade debt, $500 in interest-bearing debt and equity of $250.
In its simplest form, it indemnifies a seller against losses from non-payment of a commercial trade debt, But the real benefit of credit insurance is much more comprehensive.
The remainder of the debt was several hundred thousand dollars in taxes, and about $2.8 million in trade debt to a couple of hundred companies and individuals.
"The amount of trade debt that we had at filing was very modest compared to other retailers of our size, which shows that the vendor community and Lechters dealt with each other in an up-front fashion," Cully said.
The Finance Ministry outlines the terms agreed with foreign creditors under which the country's Soviet-era trade debt will be restructured into two sets of dollar-denominated bonds.
Revenue may argue that an arm's length supplier would not have traded with a thinly capitalized customer and that the "trade debt" is really a means of funding the subsidiary.
"That takes senior debt and makes it subordinate to trade debt," he notes.