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English definition of “importer”
/-ˈpɔːrṱɚ/ noun [C]
› COMMERCE a person or company that buys goods from another country in order to sell them: The FDA is requiring distributors and importers of produce to register with the government. a car/food/oil importer
› ECONOMICS a country that imports goods: A third of the world's leading exporters and importers are now developing countries.the biggest/largest/major importer of sth The United States is the world's largest importer of oil.
› FINANCE a country that borrows money or gets investment from another country: The U.S. is the largest net importer of capital. → See also net importer → Compare exporter