Legal texts: List of abbreviations

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AMS Aggregate Measurement of Support (in Agreement on Agriculture)
BISD Basic Instruments and Selected Documents (published by GATT)
CCC Customs Co-operation Council
CCC Secretariat Secretariat of the Customs Co-operation Council
Dispute Settlement Understanding/ DSU Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes
DSB Dispute Settlement Body
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GATS General Agreement on Trade in Services
GATT 1994 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994
HS Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
IMF International Monetary Fund
ISO International Organization for Standardization
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
MFA Arrangement Regarding International Trade in Textiles
PGE Permanent Group of Experts (in Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures)
SCM Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
Secretariat Secretariat of the World Trade Organization
SSG Special Safeguard (in Agreement on Agriculture)
ST Special Treatment (in Annex 5, Agreement on Agriculture)
TMB Textiles Monitoring Body
TPRB Trade Policy Review Body
TPRM Trade Policy Review Mechanism
TRIMs Trade-Related Investment Measures
TRIPS Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
TSB Textiles Surveillance Body
World Bank International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
WTO World Trade Organization
WTO Agreement Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization

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