Abbreviations and Acronyms

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ACI
Advanced Cargo Information

ACI
Airports Council International

ACP
Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

ACP
Autoridad del Canal de Panamá

ACV
Agreement on Customs Valuation

ADCS
Automated Data Collection System

AfDB
African Development Bank

AFTA
Asian Free Trade Association

AGOA
African Growth and Opportunity Act

ANZCERTA
Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement

ANZSCEP
Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore on a Closer Economic Partnership

APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

ARA
Autonomous Revenue Authority

ARO
Agreement on Rules of Origin

ASAC
Aviation Security Advisory Committee

ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEZA
Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority

ASYCUDA
Automated System for Customs Data

ATA
Air Transport Association

BDV
Brussels Definition of Value

BGMEA
Bangladesh Garments Manufacturing and Export Association

BIR
Bureau of Internal Revenue

BIVAC
Bureau of Inspection Valuation Assessment and Control

BOC
Bureau of Customs

BOT
Build-Operate-Transfer

BOT
Bureau of Trade

BOO
Build, Operate, and Own

CA
Crown Agents

CACM
Central American Common Market

CAM
Customs Assistance Mission

CARICOM
Caribbean Community

CAS
Country Assistance Strategy

CBI
Cross-Border Initiative

CBP
US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

CCC
Customs Cooperation Council

CCO
Central Customs Office

CCP
Central Control Point

CEFACT
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business

CEPS
Customs Excise and Preventive Services

CIF
Cost, Insurance, and Freight

COMESA
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

CRO
Committee on Rules of Origin

CSD
Container Security Device

CSI
Container Security Initiative

CSTF
Cargo Security Task Force

C-TPAT
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

DF
Diagnostic Framework

DFID
Department for International Development

DSS
Duty Suspension Scheme

DTI
Direct Trader Input

EAC
East African Cooperation

EBA
Everything but Arms

EC
European Community

ECA
Europe and Central Asia

ECAC
European Civil Aviation Conference

ECO
Economic Cooperation Organization

ECOWAS
Economic Community of West African States

EDCS
Electronic Data Collection System

EDI
Electronic Data Interchange

EEC
European Economic Community

EFT
Electronic Funds Transfer

EFTA
European Fair Trade Association

EPZ
Export Processing Zone

EU
European Union

FAK
Freight of all Kinds

FDI
Foreign Direct Investment

FOB
Free on Board

FTA
Free Trade Agreement

FTZ
Free Trade Zone

GAO
General Accounting Office

GATT
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GCMS
Ghana Customs Management System

GCNet
Ghana Community Network

GDP
Gross Domestic Product

GEP
Global Economic Prospects

GMS
Greater Mekong Subregion

GOIEC
General Organization for Import and Export Control

GOM
Government of Mozambique

GSP
General System of Preferences

GST
General Sales Tax

GVC
GATT Valuation Code

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