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Abbreviations and acronyms

Abbreviations and acronyms Explanation
AANZFTA ASEAN – Australia – New Zealand Free Trade Area
ABEI Agribusiness Expansion Initiative
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACIAR Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
CAP-RED Cambodia–Australia Partnership for Resilient Economic Development
CPTPP Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DISR Department of Industry, Science and Resources
EEES [Australia–Vietnam] Enhanced Economic Engagement Strategy
EFA Export Finance Australia
EMDG Export Market Development Grants
EMIIF Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund
FTA free trade agreement
GDP gross domestic product
GFCI Global Financial Centres Index
IA-CEPA Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
ICT information and communications technology
IEA International Energy Agency
IPEF Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity
LNG liquefied natural gas
METS mining equipment, technology and services
MFICII Mekong Foreign Investment and Critical Infrastructure Initiative
MRA mutual recognition agreement
ODA official development assistance
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
P4I Partnerships for Infrastructure
RCEP Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
SME small and medium-sized enterprise
STEAM science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration
VET vocational education and training
WTO World Trade Organization


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