Abbreviations

ABCC
Australian British Chamber of Commerce
ABIE
Australian Business in Europe
ADIA
Australian Dental Industry Association
ADIC
Australian Dairy Industry Council
AEUFTA
Australia-European Union Free Trade Agreement
AFGC
Australian Food and Grocery Council
AGWA
Australia Grape and Wine Authority
AHPRA
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AMIC
Australian Meat Industry Council
ARC
Australian Research Council
ASQA
Australian Skills Quality Authority
ATSE
Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
AUKCC
Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
AUKED
Australia-United Kingdom Education Dialogue
AUKFTA
Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement
AUSFTA
Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement
Austrade
Australian Trade Commission
BDIA
British Dental Industry Association
BUKI
Bunnings United Kingdom and Ireland
CAP
Common Agricultural Policy
CE
European Conformity
CMG
Companion of the Order of St Michael & St George
DAWR
Department of Agriculture & Water Resources
DET
Department of Education and Training
DFAT
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
EC MRA
European Community-Australia Mutual Recognition Agreement
ECA
Export credit agency
EEC
European Economic Community
Efic
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
EFTA MRA
European Free Trade Area Mutual Recognition Agreement
EMDG
Export Market Development Grants
EMEA
European, Middle East and Africa
EU
European Union
EU27
European Union with 27 member states
FCAI
Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries
FDI
Foreign Direct Investment
fDi Markets
Database of Foreign Direct Investment
FTA
Free Trade Agreement
GABC
German Australian Business Council
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GEi
Global Energy Institute
GIs
Geographical indications
GMC
General Medical Council
IAG
International Airlines Group
IELTS
International English Language Test System
IMTA
International Meat Trade Association
IP
Intellectual property
LBMA
London Bullion Market Association
LCA
Law Council of Australia
LCT
Luxury Car Tax
LME
London Metal Exchange
LNG
Liquefied natural gas
LTO
Licenced Travel Operators
MCA
Minerals Council of Australia
MFN
Most Favoured Nation
MHRA
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
MLA
Meat and Livestock Australia
NFF
National Farmers’ Federation
NHS
National Health Service
NIESR
National Institute of Economic and Social Research
NMC
Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK)
NWC2015
Netball World Cup 2015
OECD
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OSCE
Objective Structured Clinical Exam
PwC
Price Waterhouse Coopers
R&D
Research and development
RCEP
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
RDP
Regulatory data protection
SWA
Scotch Whisky Association
TA
Tourism Australia
TARIC
Tarif Intégré de la Communauté; the Integrated Tariff of the European Communities
TEQSA
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
TEU
Treaty on European Union
TFEU
Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
TGA
Therapeutic Goods Administration
TRQ
Tariff rate quota
TTF
Tourism & Transport Forum
TTIP
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
TTP
Trans-Pacific Partnership
TWE
Treasury Wine Estates
TWG
Australia-UK Trade Working Group
UA
Universities Australia
UAE
United Arab Emirates
UK
United Kingdom
UKTPO
United Kingdom Trade Policy Observatory
VGBO
Victorian Government Business Office
WFA
Winemakers’ Federation of Australia
WSTA
Wine & Spirits Trade Association
WTO
World Trade Organization

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