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International Merchandise Trade, Australia: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2008 SNAThe System of National Accounts, 2008
ABNAustralian Business Number
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ABRAustralian Business Register
ABSIWAustralian Bureau of Statistics Information Warehouse
ACNAustralian Company Number
AHECCAustralian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification
ANZSICAustralian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
APECAsia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASEANAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
ASNAAustralian System of National Accounts
ATFCCAustralian Transport Freight Commodity Classification
ABRAustralian Business Register
BECClassification by Broad Economic Categories
BoPBECBalance of Payments Broad Economic Categories
BoPCEBalance of Payments Commodities for Exports
BPM6Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, Sixth Edition
C&S ActCensus and Statistics Act 1905
cat. no.Catalogue number of an ABS publication
CCIDCustoms Client Identifier
CCLConfidential Commodities List
CDCompact Disc
CFSClassification Feasibility Study
CIFCost, Insurance and Freight
CMATS TreatyTreaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea
CSMConcepts, Sources and Methods
DCsDeveloping Countries
DFATDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DIBPDepartment of Immigration and Border Protection. NB: The functions of this department are now undertaken by the Department of Home Affairs.
DVDDigital Video Disc
EDNExport Declaration Number
ETMElaborately Transformed Manufactures
EUEuropean Union
Euro AreaCountries using the Euro as their currency
FOBFree on Board
FPSOFloating, Production, Storage and Off-loading Vessel
FSDFree Standing Descriptors
FTAFree Trade Agreement
GDPGross Domestic Product
GFCFGross Fixed Capital Formation
GSTGoods and Services Tax
HSHarmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
HTISCHarmonized Tariff Item Statistical Code
ICSIntegrated Cargo System
IDNImport Declaration Number
IDWInput Data Warehouse
IMFInternational Monetary Fund
IMTSInternational Merchandise Trade Statistics
IMTS 2010International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions Series M, No. 52, Rev. 3
IOPCInput Output Product Code
IOPGInput Output Product Group
ISICInternational Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities, Revision 4
JPDAJoint Petroleum Development Area
LDCsLeast Developed Countries
LNGLiquified Natural Gas
LPGLiquified Petroleum Gas
nesnot elsewhere specified
n.i.e.not included elsewhere
NRNot Recorded
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPECOrganization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
PDFPortable Document Format
PPIProducer Price Index
RBAReserve Bank of Australia
Rev. 3Revision 3
RKCRevised Kyoto Convention
ROORules of Origin
RVCRegional Value Content
SACSelf Assessed Clearance
SACCStandard Australian Classification of Countries
SARSpecial Administrative Region
SDMXStatistical Data and Metadata Exchange
SITCStandard International Trade Classification
SNZStatistics New Zealand
STMSimply Transformed Manufactures
SUPCSupply Use Product Code
TCOTariff Concession Orders
TRECTrade Export Classifications
TRIECTrade Import and Export Classification
UNUnited Nations
UN/LocodeUnited Nations Location Code
UNECEUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNSDUnited Nations Statistics Division
WCOWorld Customs Organization
WTOWorld Trade Organization
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