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5489.0 - International Merchandise Trade, Australia, Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2001  
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Contents >> Appendixes >> Appendix 2. Countries of Origin/Final Destination and Alphabetic Codes - as at July 2000


COUNTRYCODEAREAS INCLUDED AND COMMENTS

AfghanistanAFGH
AlbaniaALBA
AlgeriaALGR
AngolaANGOIncludes Calindra, also known as Cabinda
AnguillaANGAPart of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla until 1980
Antigua and BarbudaAGUAPart of Leeward Islands group until 1967
ArgentinaARGE
ArmeniaARMNFormerly part of USSR
Australian Antarctic TerritoryANCAAustralian Antarctic Territory and Australian Territories of Heard Island and MacDonald Islands
AustraliaAUST
AustriaASTAExcluding Jungholz in Tirol and Mittelberg im Kleinen Walsertal in Vorarlberg, for which see Germany
AzerbaijanAZBJFormerly part of USSR
BahamasBAHA
BahrainBHRNExcludes Turks and Caicos Islands
BangladeshBADE
BarbadosBARB
BelarusBELAFormerly part of USSR
Belgium-LuxembourgBLGMThe Belgo-Luxembourg Economic Union comprising the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
BelizeBELE
BeninBENR
BermudaBMDA
BhutanBHUT
BoliviaBOLI
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBOHRFormerly part of Yugoslavia
BotswanaBOTS
BrazilBRAZ
British Indian Ocean TerritoryBIOTChagos Archipelago (uninhabited)
Brunei DarussalamBRUN
BulgariaBULG
Burkina FasoBURKFormerly Republic of the Upper Volta, pre 1984
BurundiBRND
CambodiaCMBD
CameroonFCAMIncludes the former Trust Territories of Cameroon and Southern Cameroons
CanadaCAN
Cape VerdeCVERIncludes Boa Vista, Brava, Fogo, Maio, Sal, Santo Antoa, Sao Nicolau, Sao Tiago and Sao Vicente
Cayman IslandsCAYMBritish Colony
Central African RepublicCEAR
ChadCHADAlso referred to as 'Tchad'
ChileCHLEIncludes Arica, Easter Island and the islands off the Chilean Coast
ChinaCHINExcludes SAR's and Taiwan
Christmas IslandCHRIIndian Ocean (Australian Territory)
Cocos (Keeling) IslandCOCOCocos Islands, also known as Keeling Islands (Australian Territory)
ColombiaCOMB
ComorosCMROAlso known as Comoros Islands, includes Anjouan, Grand Comore, Moheli and other islands
CongoCOBR
Congo, Democratic Republic ofZAIRFormerly Zaire
Cook IslandsCOOKSelf-governing State in association with New Zealand comprising the Cook Islands and other Pacific Islands of the Lower and Northern Cook Groups
Costa RicaCOST
Cote d'IvoireIVOR
CroatiaCROAFormerly part of Yugoslavia
CubaCUBA
CyprusCYPR
Czech RepublicCZEHFormerly part of Czech and Slovak Republic
DenmarkDENMIncludes the Faeroe Islands and Greenland
DjiboutiDJIB
DominicaDMCA
Dominican RepublicDOMI
EcuadorECUAIncluding Galapagos Islands
EgyptEGYP
El SalvadorSALVAlso known as Salvador
Equatorial GuineaEGUIIncludes Macias Nguema Bioko, Rio Muni, Pigalu, Corisco, Elobey Chico and Grande Annabou
EritreaERITFormerly part of Ethiopia
EstoniaESTOFormerly part of USSR
EthiopiaETHIExcludes the trading station of Gambela which is leased to the Sudan. Also known as Socialist Ethiopia
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)FALKIncludes South Georgia, South Sandwich Islands, West Falkland and East Falkland
FijiFIJIIncludes Vanua Levu, Viti Levu, Taveuni, Rabi, Yasawa Group, Kadavu, Rotuma, Lau Group and other small islands
FinlandFINLIncluding Aaland Islands
Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaFYRMFormerly part of Yugoslavia
FranceFRANIncluding Monaco, Andorra
French AntillesFWINGuadeloupe and Dependencies, Martinique and St. Martin Island (northern part)
French GuianaFRGUAlso known as Cayenne
French PolynesiaPLYNFrench Overseas Territory comprising Society Islands (including Tahiti), Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Group, Gambier Islands, Tubuai Islands (Austral Islands)
French Southern Antarctic TerritoryFSATTerres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises - (St. Paul, Territories New Amsterdam, Crozet Islands and Kerguelan Islands, Adelie Land)
GabonGABOAlso referred to as Gaboon or Gabun
GambiaGAMB
GeorgiaGERGFormerly part of USSR
GermanyFGMYIncludes the Austrian enclaves of Jungholz in Tirol and Mittelberg im Kleinen Walsertal in Voralberg
GhanaGHAN
GibraltarGIBR
GreeceGREEIncludes Aegean Islands, Ionian Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Crete and Mount Athos autonomous area
GrenadaGNDAIncludes South Grenadine Islands
GuamGUAMAn organised, unincorporated territory of the United States
Guatemala GMLA
GuineaGUINAlso called 'Popular and Revolutionary Republic of Guinea'
Guinea-BissauBGUI
GuyanaGUYA
HaitiHAIT
HondurasHDRS
Hong Kong (SAR of China)HONGAlso called Hisiangkang and Xianggang. Includes the island of Lantao, the Kowloon Peninsula and the New Territories
HungaryHGRY
IcelandICEL
IndiaINIAIncludes the Amindivis, Laccadives, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Sikkim
IndonesiaINDOIncludes Java, Madura, Sumatra, Raiu Archipelago, Lingga Archipelago, Bangka, Biliton, Borneo (excluding Sarawak, Sabah and Brunei), Sulawesi, Malacca Islands, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor, Irian Jaya and other territories
International watersIWASUsed for goods placed in the ocean outside any territorial waters or exclusive economic zone
IranPSIA
IraqIRAQExcludes the Neutral Zone jointly administered by Saudi Arabia and Iraq
IrelandIRE
IsraelISRA
ItalyITALIncludes Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, Pantelleria, Lampedusa, Vatican City and the Republic of San Marino
JamaicaJMCAIncludes Morant Cays and Pedro Cays
JapanJAPIncludes Okinawa, the Bonin Islands and the islands of Amami Oshima
Johnston and Sand IslandsJSISUnited States Dependencies
JordanJORD
KazakhstanKAZAFormerly part of USSR
KenyaKENY
KiribatiKIRIA self governing British Territory including Phoenix Islands comprising Kanton and Enderbury under Anglo-American Condominium, Birnie, McKean, Rawaki (Phoenix), Orona (Hull), Manra (Sydney) and Nikumaroro (Gardner), Ocean Island, Gilbert Islands, Northern and Southern Line Islands (Fanning, Washington and Christmas)
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North)KRDRThe Korean peninsula north of the 38 parallel
Korea, Republic of (South)RKORThe Korean peninsula south of the 38 parallel
KuwaitKUWAIncludes the Neutral Zone jointly administered by Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
KyrgyzstanKYRGFormerly part of USSR
LaosLAOS
LatviaLATVFormerly part of USSR
LebanonLEBA
LesothoLESO
LiberiaLIBE
LibyaLBYA
LithuaniaLITHFormerly part of USSR
Macau (SAR of China)MACAAlso known as Ao-men. Includes Macao, Taipa and Coloane (Portuguese Overseas Possession)
MadagascarMASY
MalawiMLWI
MalaysiaMLAYIncludes Peninsula Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak
MaldivesMLDVAlso known as the Maldive Islands
MaliMALI
MaltaMLTAIncludes Gozo, Comino and islets Cominette and Filfla
Marianas, NorthernMRNSA self-governing territory of the United States of America, with Commonwealth status
Marshall IslandsMARSSelf-governing Territory in free association with the United States of America
MauritaniaMRTN
MauritiusMAUSMauritius, Agalega, Cargados, Carajos (St. Brandon Group) and Rodrigues
MexicoMEXI
MicronesiaMICRIncludes the states of Yap, Truk, Pohnpei and Kosrae
Midway IslandsMIDWUnited States Dependency
MoldovaMDOVFormerly part of USSR
MongoliaMNGLAlso known as Outer Mongolia. Does not include Inner Mongolia for which see China
MontserratMONTPart of the Leeward Islands group until 1967
MoroccoMOROFormerly French Morocco. Includes Tangier, Spanish Morocco and Ifni Territory and for statistical purposes the following places of Spanish sovereignty: Alhucemas, Chafarinas, Ceuta, Melilla and Penon de Velez
MozambiqueMOZA
MyanmarBURMFormerly known as Burma
NamibiaNAMI
NauruNAUR
NepalNEPA
NetherlandsNETH
Netherlands AntillesANTIIncludes Curacao, Bonaire, Southern St. Martin, St Eustatius and Saba
New CaledoniaNCALIncludes Huon Islands, Isle of Pines, Loyalty Islands, Belep Archipelago, Chesterfield Islands and Walpole
New ZealandNZNorth and South Islands, Stewart Island, Chatham Islands, Kermadec Islands, Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Island, Campbell Island and Snares Islands
NicaraguaNICA
NigerNIGE
NigeriaNGRA
NiueNIUESelf-governing territory of New Zealand
Norfolk IslandNORFAustralian territory
NorwayNWAYNorway including Svalbard (Spitzberg, Bear Island and adjacent islands), Jan Mayen Island and Norwegian Antarctic Possessions
OmanOMAN
PakistanPAKI
PalauPALU
PanamaPNMAIncludes the previous Panama Canal Zone
Papua New GuineaPNGIncludes Bismark Archipelago, Louisiade Archipelago, Admiralty Islands, d'Entrecasteaux Islands, Northern Solomon Islands (Bougainville, Buka, etc.), Trobriand Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, Woodlark and associated islands
ParaguayPRGY
PeruPERU
PhilippinesPHIL
Pitcairn IslandPITCBritish Colony. Includes Henderson, Ducie and Oeno
PolandPOLA
PortugalPORTIncludes the Azores and Madeira Islands
Puerto RicoRICOA self-governing Territory of the United States of America, with Commonwealth status
QatarQATA
ReunionREUNIncludes Ile Europa, Bassas da India, Juan de Nova, Iles Glorieuses and Ile Tromelin
RomaniaROUMAlso known as Rumania or Roumania
Ross DependencyROSSNew Zealand Antarctic Territory
Russian FederationRUSSFormerly part of USSR; includes North Sakhalin, Karafuto (South Sakhalin) and the Kurile Islands
RwandaRWAN
St HelenaSTHEIncludes Ascension, Tristan da Cunha, Gough Island, Inaccessible and Nightingale Islands
St Kitts and NevisSTCNAlso called St. Christopher-Nevis
St LuciaSTLUFormerly part of the Windward Islands Group
St Pierre and MiquelonPIERFrench Overseas Territory
St Vincent and the GrenadinesSTVIIncludes Northern Grenadine Islands
SamoaWSAMAn independent sovereign state comprising Upolu, Savai'i and other small islands
Samoa (American)SAMOAn unincorporated Territory of the United States comprising Tutuila Island, Aunu'u Island, Manu'a Group and Swain's Island
Sao Tome and PrincipeSAOTFormer Portuguese Overseas Possession
Saudi ArabiaSAUDIncludes the Neutral Zone jointly administered by Saudi Arabia and Iraq but excludes the Neutral zone jointly administered by Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
SenegalSENE
SeychellesSEYCIncludes Alphonse, Bijoutier, St. Francois Islands, St. Pierre Islet, Cosmoledo Islands, Amirantes, Aldabra, Farquhar and Desroches
Sierra LeoneSLEO
SingaporeSING
SlovakiaSVAKFormerly part of Czech and Slovak Republic
SloveniaSLOVFormerly part of Yugoslavia
Solomon IslandsSOLOIncludes Southern Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal, Malaita, Santa Isabel, Choiseul and San Christobel
SomaliaSOML
South AfricaSAFRIncludes Walvis Bay, Marion Islands and Prince Edward Islands
SpainSPAIIncludes the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands but excludes Alhucemas
Sri LankaSRIL
SudanSUDAIncludes the trading station of Gambeila which is leased from Ethiopia
SurinameSRNM
SwazilandSWZI
SwedenSWED
SwitzerlandSWITIncludes the Principality of Liechtenstein
SyriaSYRI
TaiwanTAIWIncludes the Pescadores Islands and the Matsu and Quemoy Groups
TajikistanTAJIFormerly part of USSR
TanzaniaTANZ
Territories Administered by the Palestinian AuthorityPALAFormerly shown as Palestine
ThailandTHAI
TogoTOGO
TokelauTOKIWithin the territorial boundaries of New Zealand and administered by it
TongaTNGAVava'u, Ha'apai, Tongatapu and Nomuka Groups
Trinidad and TobagoTRIN
TunisiaTUNI
TurkeyTURK
TurkmenistanTURSFormerly part of USSR
Turks and Caicos IslandsTRCABritish Colony
TuvaluTUVAIncludes Funafuti, Nurakita, Nuitao, Nukufetau, Nukulaelae and Vaitupu
UgandaUGAN
UkraineUKRAFormerly part of USSR
United Arab EmiratesUAEMIncludes Tas Al Khaimah, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Qaiwain
United KingdomUKIncludes England and Wales, Scotland, the six counties of Northern Ireland, the Isles of Wight and Man, Scilly Islands, the Hebrides, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and the Channel Islands
United States of AmericaUSAIncludes Hawaii but excludes Puerto Rico
United States MiscellaneousOAPIOther United States administered Pacific Islands including Palmyra, Howland and Baker Islands, the Ryukyus (except Anami Oshima and Okinawa), the Volcano Islands, Rosario Island, Marcus Island, Jarvis Islands and Kingman Reef
UruguayURUG
UzbekistanUZBKFormerly part of USSR
VanuatuVANU
VenezuelaVENZ
Viet NamVIET
Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)BVIRIncludes Anegada, Jost van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda
Virgin Islands (United States)VIRGIncludes St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and a number of small islands
Wake IslandWAKEUnited States Dependency
Wallis and Futuna IslandsWALLFrench Overseas Territory. Includes Iles de Horn, Ile Uvea and Ile Alofi
Western SaharaSARAIncludes Rio De Oro and Sekia El Hamra
YemenYEMNIncludes the islands of Karaman, Perin and Socotra
YugoslaviaYUGODoes not include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia or Slovenia
ZambiaZMBA
ZimbabweZIMBFormerly Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia
Zone of Coop A-Timor GapZONA


SPECIAL CODES

Origin/Destination UnknownUNKNUsed where the Country of Final Destination (for exports) or Country of Origin (for imports) is unknown
Ship and aircraft storesSHIPStores, including fuel, loaded onto foreign registered ships and aircraft



Source: Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) (1999 Edition) (Cat. no. 1233.0)

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