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net importer UK US noun [C] COMMERCE, PRODUCTION
a country that imports more of a particular product that it exports: »

China, with 1.3 billion people, will remain a net importer of corn, and help lead the export boom.

Compare NET EXPORTER(Cf. ↑net exporter)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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