The role of international institutions in global trade

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Table of Abbreviations

ADB:          Asian Development Bank

ADF:           Asian Development Fund

DMC:          Developing Member Country

DSB:           Dispute Settlement Body

DSU:           The Uruguay Round Understanding on Rules and Procedures
Governing the Settlement of Disputes

GATT:        General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GATS:         The General Agreement on Trade in Services

GNP:          Gross National Product

HIPC:          Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries

IBRD:         International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICSID:        International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

IDA:           International Development Association

IFC:            International Finance Corporation

IMF:            International Monetary Fund

JSF:             Japan Special Fund

MIGA:        Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

MFN:          Most-Favoured-Nation

OCR:           Ordinary Capital Resources

PRGF:         Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

SDR:           Special Drawing Rights

TASF:           Technical Assistance Special Fund

TRIMS:       Trade Related Investment Measures

TRIPS:        Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights

WEO:          World Economic Outlook

WIPO:        World Intellectual Property Organization

WTO:          World Trade Organization


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