Book
Share
Chapter

List of Abbreviations Used

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department
Published Date:
November 1980
Share
  • ShareShare
Show Summary Details
BIS

Bank for International Settlements

Brandt Commission

Independent Commission on International Development Issues

CEC

Commission of the European Communities

CIEC

Conference on International Economic Cooperation

Caricom

Caribbean Community

Committee of Twenty

Committee on Reform of the International Monetary System and Related Issues

Common Fund

Common Fund Under the Integrated Program for Commodities

DAC

Development Assistance Committee (of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)

Development Committee

Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries

ECU

European Currency Unit

EC

European Community

EMS

European Monetary System

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GDP

Gross domestic product

GNP

Gross national product

Group of Twenty-Four

Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs

Group of 77

Group of 77 Developing Countries

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

IDA

International Development Association

IFAD

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IMF

International Monetary Fund

Interim Committee

Interim Committee on the International Monetary System

LDCs

Less developed countries

LIBOR

London interbank offered rate

MFA

Multifiber Arrangement

OAU

Organization of African Unity

ODA

Official development assistance

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OECF

Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund

OMA

Orderly Marketing Agreements

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PLO

Palestine Liberation Organization

SDR

Special drawing right

STABEX

Compensatory financing scheme administered by the European Community; STABEX is a shorthand expression for stabilization of export earnings

UN

United Nations

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

VER

Voluntary Export Restraints

Note: Throughout this book the $ symbol refers to U.S. dollars. Other dollar currencies, such as the Jamaica dollar, are identified by a preceding initial (J$).

    Other Resources Citing This Publication