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Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume IV, Foreign Assistance, International Development, Trade Policies, 1969-1972
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ADB, Asian Development Bank
AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
AFDB, African Development Bank
AID, Agency for International Development
ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
ASP, American Selling Price

BOB, Bureau of the Budget
BOP, balance of payments
BTA, border tax adjustment
BTN, Brussels Tariff Nomenclature

C, Office of the Counselor of the Department of State
C-20, Committee of 20 (committee of the International Monetary Fund to develop proposals on international monetary reform)
CAP, Common Agricultural Policy
CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
CECLA, Special Committee for Latin American Coordination
CESC, Conference on European Security and Cooperation
CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
CIAP, Inter-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress
CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
CIEPDM, CIEP Decision Memorandum
CIEPSM, CIEP Study Memorandum
COCOM, Coordinating Committee on Export Controls
CRA, Continuing Resolution Authority
CY, calendar year

D, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
DAC, Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
DC, developing country
DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
DISC, Domestic International Sales Corporation
DOC, Department of Commerce
DOD, Department of Defense

E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
EAP, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
EC, European Community
ECAT, Emergency Committee for American Trade
ECONCOM, U.S.-Japan Economic Committee
EDIP, European Defense Improvement Program
EEC, European Economic Community
EFTA, European Free Trade Association
EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State

FAA, Foreign Assistance Act
FAC, Food Aid Convention
FAC, Foreign Asset Control
FDIP, Foreign Direct Investment Program
FMCS, Foreign Military Credit Sales
FMS, Foreign Military Sales
FOB, free on board
FonOff, Foreign Office
FRB, Federal Reserve Board
FRC, Federal Records Center
FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
FSO, Fund for Special Operations (IDB)
FY, fiscal year

G-10, Group of Ten (United States, Canada, Japan, UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, the FRG, Italy, Sweden, plus Switzerland as an observer)
GAB, General Agreement to Borrow
GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GNP, Gross National Product
GOB, Government of Bolivia
GOJ, Government of Japan
GOP, Government of Peru
GRC, Government of the Republic of China
GSA, General Services Administration
GSP, Generalized System of Preferences

H, Bureau of Legislative Affairs, Department of State
HFAC, House Foreign Affairs Committee
HLG, High-Level Group (OECD)

IADB, Inter-American Development Bank
IA-ECOSOC, Inter-American Economic and Social Council
IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
IC, integrated circuit
IDA, International Development Association
IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
IET, Interest Equalization Tax
IFI, International Financial Institution
IGA, International Grains Arrangement
IMF, International Monetary Fund
IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
IPC, International Petroleum Company
IPIAC, International Private Investment Advisory Council

J, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff

L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
LDC, less-developed country
LOS, Law of the Sea
LTA, Long-Term Agreement on Textiles
MAP, Military Assistance Program
MASF, Military Assistance Service Funded
MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction
MITI, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan)
MOFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)

NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies
NAFTA, North Atlantic Free Trade Association
NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
NSC, National Security Council
NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
NTB, Non-Tariff Barrier

OAS, Organization of American States
OASIA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OEP, Office of Emergency Preparedness
OIN, Office of Industrial Nations, Department of the Treasury
OMB, Office of Management and Budget
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
OPRED, Operation Reduction
OST, Office of Science and Technology

PADM, Policy Analysis Decision Memorandum
PAHO, Pan American Health Organization
PARA, Policy Analysis and Resource Allocation
PASM, Policy Analysis Study Memorandum
PC, Participating Country
PL, Public Law
PRC, People's Republic of China

QR, Quantitative Restriction

REDCOSTE, Reduction of Costs in Europe
RG, Record Group
ROC, Republic of China

SA, Supporting Assistance
SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SCCN, Special Committee for Consultation and Negotiation
SDP, Social Democratic Party (Germany)
SDR, Special Drawing Rights
SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
SLN, Société Le Nickel
SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement
SPCC, Southern Peru Copper Company
SRG, NSC Senior Review Group
STR, Special Trade Representative or Special Representative for Trade Negotiations
S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State

TA, Technical Assistance
TEA, Trade Expansion Act
TFID, Task Force on International Development (Peterson Task Force)

U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
UN, United Nations
UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP, UN Development Program
UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
USC, NSC Under Secretaries Committee
USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
USEC, United States Mission to the European Economic Communities in Brussels
USIA, United States Information Agency
USOECD, United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations in New York

WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group

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