credit terms


credit terms
The conditions under which credit will be extended to a customer. The components of credit terms are: cash discount, credit period, net period. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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credit terms UK US noun [plural]
FINANCE, COMMERCE an arrangement for giving credit (= allowing someone to pay for something at a later time), including the length of time allowed for payment, the number of payments, the interest rate, etc.: easy/loose/favourable credit terms »

Many advertisements don't even mention the full cost, opting instead to offer easy credit terms.

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strict/tight credit terms

on credit terms »

If you sell products on credit terms it can cause cash flow problems.

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Profits on sales of goods made on extended credit terms should be recognised at the time of the sale.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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