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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXXI, Foreign Economic Policy, 1973–1976


Abbreviations and Terms

  • ACP, African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • B/D, barrels per day
  • BIS, Bank for International Settlements
  • BOP, balance of payments
  • BP, British Petroleum
  • BTN, Brussels Tariff Nomenclature
  • C–20, Committee of 20 (Committee on Reform of the International Monetary System)
  • CAP, Common Agricultural Policy
  • CARE, Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere
  • CARITAS, Carias Internationalis (Catholic relief and development organization)
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CDU, Christian Democratic Union (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CGFPI, Consultative Group on Food Production and Investment
  • CGIAR, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
  • CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
  • CIEPDM, Council on International Economic Policy Decision Memorandum
  • CIEPSM, Council on International Economic Policy Study Memorandum
  • CIF, cost, insurance, and freight
  • COB, close of business
  • COLC, Cost of Living Council
  • COMECON, Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • CPCC, Commodity Policy Coordinating Committee
  • CPI, consumer price index
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • CSCE, Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • D, Democrat; Democratic
  • DC, developed country
  • D-mark, deutschmark
  • DISC, Domestic International Sales Corporation
  • DM, deutschmark
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • d.v., deo volente (God willing)
  • E, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • EB, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EC, European Community
  • ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • EFTA, European Free Trade Association
  • EOB, Executive Office Building
  • EPB, Economic Policy Board
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/CE, Office of Central European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution only
  • EXIM; EX-IM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAA, Foreign Assistance Act
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)
  • FEA, Federal Energy Administration
  • FR, Federal Reserve
  • FRB, Federal Reserve Board
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FY, fiscal year
  • G–5, Group of Five (Federal Republic of Germany, France, Japan, United Kingdom, United States)
  • G–10, Group of Ten (Belgium, Canada, Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States)
  • G–77, Group of 77, group of developing countries established at the conclusion of the first United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 1964
  • GAB, General Agreement to Borrow
  • GAO, Government Accountability Office
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDP, gross domestic product
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOF, Government of France
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • GPS, George P. Shultz
  • GSA, General Services Administration
  • GSP, Generalized System of Preferences
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • Hakto, designation for a message or telegram from Henry Kissinger
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IEA, International Energy Agency
  • IEP, International Energy Program
  • IFAD, International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IFI, international financial institution
  • IFPRI, International Food Policy Research Institute
  • IFRG, International Food Review Group
  • IFSS, International Fertilizer Supply Scheme
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • IMG, International Monetary Group
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IRB, International Resources Bank
  • ISAC, Industry Sector Advisory Committee
  • ITC, International Trade Commission
  • IWA, International Wheat Agreement
  • IWC, International Wheat Council
  • JFY, Japanese fiscal year
  • LDC, less developed country
  • LDP, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)
  • LDX, long distance xerography
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • LOS, Law of the Sea
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MASF, Military Assistance Services Funded
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions
  • memcon, memorandum of conversation
  • MFA, Multifiber Arrangement
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MMBD, millions of barrels per day
  • MNC, multinational corporation
  • MNE, multinational enterprise
  • MSA, most seriously affected countries
  • MSP, minimum safeguard price
  • MTN, multilateral trade negotiations
  • Niact, Night action
  • NIEO, New International Economic Order
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NTB, non-tariff barrier
  • NTM, Non-Tariff Measures Group (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)
  • OAPEC, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OBE, overtaken by events
  • OCS, outer continental shelf
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OMA, orderly marketing agreement
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • PAV, Paul A. Volcker
  • Permrep, permanent representative
  • P.L. 480, Public Law 480
  • PRC, People's Republic of China
  • Prepcom, preparatory committee
  • Prepcon, preparatory conference
  • QR, quantitative restriction
  • Quadriad, economic advisory body consisting of the Secretary of the Treasury, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • R, Republican
  • R&D, research and development
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • reps, representatives
  • rpt, repeat
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • Septel, separate telegram
  • SDR, Special Drawing Rights (International Monetary Fund)
  • SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • SPD, Social Democratic Party (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • Stabex, Système de Stabilisation des Recettes d'Exportation (European Community)
  • Stadis, distribution only within the Department of State
  • STR, Office of the Special Trade Representative
  • SYG, Secretary General
  • telcon, telephone conversation
  • TNC, Trade Negotiations Committee (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)
  • Tohak, designation for a telegram or message sent to Henry Kissinger
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • TRA, Trade Reform Act
  • TUC, Trades Union Congress
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Programme
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund
  • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
  • USDel, United States Delegation
  • USEC, United States Mission to the European Community
  • USG, United States Government
  • USNATO, United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • USOECD, United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VAT, value-added tax
  • VRA, voluntary restraint agreement
  • W&M, Ways and Means Committee, House of Representatives
  • WBG, World Bank Group
  • WFC, World Food Conference
  • WHO, World Health Organization