unfavorable current

unfavorable current

[¦ən′fȧv·rə·bəl ′kə·rənt]
(navigation)
A current flowing in such a direction as to decrease the speed of a vessel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In spite of all these the question is why Pakistan is approaching to IMF, apart from resolving unfavorable current balance of payment it will secure access of funds from other international financial institutions even from bilateral donors.
This is largely in order to correct the unfavorable current account deficit that the country is facing.
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