import credit

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Noun1.import credit - credit opened by an importer at a bank in his own country upon which an exporter may draw
credit - money available for a client to borrow
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Established in 1976 by the South Korean government, the bank has played an important role in the country's economy by providing export and import credits, overseas investment credits and guarantee facilities to support South Korean companies.
One way to encourage liquidity is to allow firms to purchase offsets from unregulated facilities or to import credits produced by developing countries, as part of a program called the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
businesses--as an aggregate entity--to use an equal number of import credits and export credits each year would likely be shot down by an array of interest groups here and in global trade courts.