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5489.0 - International Merchandise Trade, Australia, Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2001  
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Contents >> List of Abbreviations

    ABARE

        Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    ABS
        Australian Bureau of Statistics
    AHECC
        Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification
    ANZSIC
        Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
    APEC
        Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
    AQIS
        Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
    ASEAN
        Association of Southeast Asian Nations
    ATFCC
        Australian Transport Freight Commodity Classification
    BEC
        (Classification by) Broad Economic Categories
    BOP
        Balance of Payments
    BPM5
        Balance of Payments Manual (Fifth Edition, IMF, Washington D.C. 1993)
    Cat. no.
        Catalogue number of an ABS publication
    c.i.f.
        cost, insurance and freight
Customs
        Australian Customs Service
    DCs
        Developing Countries
    DFAT
        Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    DOTRS
        Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services
    EU
        European Union
    FAO
        Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    f.o.b.
        free on board
    GATT
        General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
    GDP
        Gross Domestic Product
    GST
        Goods and Services Tax
    HS
        Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (or Harmonized System)
    IMF
        International Monetary Fund
    IMTS, Rev.2
        International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions, Series M, No. 52, Rev.2 (UN, 1998)
    IOPC
        Input-Output Product Classification
    ISIC
        International Standard Industrial Classification
    n.i.e.
        not included elsewhere
    OECD
        Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    PPI
        Producer Price Indexes
    RBA
        Reserve Bank of Australia
    SACC
        Standard Australian Classification of Countries
    SITC, Rev.3
        Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 3
    SNA93
        A System of National Accounts (Revision 4, UN/IMF/OECD/EUROSTAT/ World Bank, New York, 1993)
    UN
        United Nations
    UNSD
        United Nations Statistics Division
    WCO
        World Customs Organization
    WTO
        World Trade Organization


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