Chapter

List of Abbreviations*

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
September 1984
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ACP

African, Caribbean, and Pacific State signatories to the Lomé Convention with the EC

ACU

Asian Clearing Union

AMU

Asian Monetary Unit

ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations

BCEAO

Central Bank of West African States (Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest)

BEAC

Bank of Central African States (Banque des Etats de l’Afrique Centrale)

BLEU

Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Union

CACM

Central American Common Market

Caricom

Caribbean Common Market

CCCN

Customs Cooperation Council Nomenclature

CEPGL

Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries

CMEA

Council for Mutual Economic Assistance

EC

European Community

ECA

United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa

ECCA

East Caribbean Currency Authority

ECCM

East Caribbean Common Market

Ecowas

Economic Community of West African States (CEDEAO)

ECSC

European Coal and Steel Community

ECU

European Currency Unit

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

EMCF

European Monetary Cooperation Fund (FECOM)

EMF

European Monetary Fund

EMS

European Monetary System

EUA

European Unit of Account

Euratom

European Atomic Energy Community

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GSP

Generalized System of Preferences

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

IDA

International Development Association

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IMF

International Monetary Fund

LAFTA

Latin American Free Trade Association

LAIA

Latin American Integration Association (ALADI)

Libor

London interbank offered rate

MFA

Multifiber Arrangement

MFN

Most favored nation

MTN

Multilateral Trade Negotiations

OAU

Organization of African Unity

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OEEC

Organization for European Economic Cooperation

SDR

Special drawing right

Sparteca

South Pacific Regional Trade and Cooperation Agreement

UDEAC

Central African Customs and Economic Union (Union Douanière et Economique de l’Afrique Centrale)

UN

United Nations

WAEC

West African Economic Community (CEAO)

This list does not include abbreviations of purely national institutions mentioned in the country pages.

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