AV - Adjusted Value B2B - Business-to-Business B2C - Business-to-Consumer BIS - Bureau of Industry and Security CAFTA-DR - Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CIA - Central Intelligence Agency CIF - Cost, Insurance, and Freight (Incoterm) CIP - Carriage and Insurance Paid To (Incoterm) COO - Certificate of Origin or Chief Operating Officer (depending on context) CPT - Carriage Paid To (Incoterm) CS - U.S. Commercial Service (or USCS) CTO - Chief Technology Officer DOC - U.S. Department of Commerce DOE - U.S. Department of Energy DOS - U.S. Department of State EMC - Export Management Company ETC - Export Trading Company ExIm Bank - Export-Import Bank of the United States (or EXIM) EXW - Ex Works (Incoterm) FAS - Foreign Agricultural Service, or Free Alongside Ship (Incoterm), (depending on context) FCA - Free Carrier (Incoterm) FOB - Free on Board (Incoterm) FTA - Free Trade Agreement FTZ - Free Trade Zone GDP - Gross Domestic Product IBP - International Buyer Program ITA - International Trade Administration LLC - Limited Liability Corporation LLP - Limited Liability Partnership MDB - Multilateral Development Bank NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement NC - Net Cost ROI - Return on Investment ROO - Rule(s) of Origin RVC - Regional Value Content SBA - U.S. Small Business Administration SBDC - Small Business Development Center TANC - Trade Agreements Negotiations and Compliance TFC - Trade Fair Certification Program TV - Transaction Value USAID - U.S. Agency for International Development USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture USPS - U.S. Postal Service USTDA - U.S. Trade and Development Agency USTR - Office of the U.S. Trade Representative VNM - Value of Non-originating Materials VOM - Value of Originating Materials WTO - World Trade Organization
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