Chapter

List of Abbreviations Used

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department
Published Date:
November 1994
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AFTA

ASEAN Free Trade Area

APEC

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Caricom

Caribbean Community and Common Market

CGCED

Consultative Group for Caribbean Economic Development

CGIAR

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

Comecon

Council for Mutual Economic Assistance

EC

European Community

EFF

Extended Fund facility

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

EMS

European Monetary System

EMU

Economic and monetary union

ERM

Exchange rate mechanism

ESAF

Enhanced structural adjustment facility

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council

GDP

Gross domestic product

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GNP

Gross national product

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IDA

International Development Association

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IFI

International financing institution

IMF

International Monetary Fund

MIGA

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

ODA

Official development assistance

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

PHARE

Poland and Hungary Assistance for Economic Restructuring

SADC

South African Development Community

SAF

Structural adjustment facility

SPA

Special Program Assistance

STF

Systemic transformation facility

TACIS

Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States

UN

United Nations

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Note: Throughout this book the $ symbol refers to U.S. dollars. Other dollar currencies are identified by preceding initial(s).

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