Directorate General of Foreign Trade

 

   GLOSSARY (ACRONYMS)

 

 

ACU  Asian Clearing Union
   
AEZ Agri Export Zone
   
ANF Aayaat Niryaat Form
   
ARO Advance Release Order
   
ASIDE Assistance to States for Infrastructure Development of Exports
   
BG Bank Guarantee
   
BIFR Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
   
BoA Board of Approval
   
BoT Board of Trade
   
BRC Bank Realisation Certificate
   
BTP Bio Technology Park
   
CBEC Central Board of Excise and Customs
   
CCP Customs Clearance Permit
   
CEA Central Excise Authority
   
CEC Chartered Engineer Certificate
   
CIF Cost, Insurance & Freight
   
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
   
CoD Cash on Delivery
   
CoO Certificate of Origin
   
CVD Countervailing Duty
   
DA Document against Acceptance
   
DoBT Department of Bio Technology
   
DC Development Commissioner
   
DEPB Duty Entitlement Pass Book
   
DFIA Duty Free Import Authorisation
   
DFRC Duty Free Replenishment Certificate
   
DGCI&S Director General, Commercial Intelligence & Statistics
   
DGFT Director General of Foreign Trade
   
DIPP Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion
   
DoC Department of Commerce
   
DoE Department of Electronics
   
DoIT Department of Information Technology
   
DoR Department of Revenue
   
DoT Department of Tourism
   
DTA Domestic Tariff Area
   
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
   
EEFC Exchange Earners’ Foreign Currency
   
EFC Exim Facilitation Committee
   
EFT Electronic Fund Transfer
   
EH Export House
   
EHTP Electronic Hardware Technology Park
   
EIC Export Inspection Council
   
EO Export Obligation
   
EODC Export Obligation Discharge Certificate
   
EOP Export Obligation Period
   
EOU Export Oriented Unit
   
EPC Export Promotion Council
   
EPCG Export Promotion Capital Goods
   
EPO Engineering Process Outsourcing
   
FDI Foreign Direct Investment
   
FIEO Federation of Indian Export Organisation
   
FIRC Foreign Exchange Inward Remittance Certificate
   
FMS Focus Market Scheme
   
FOB Free On Board
   
FPS Focus Product Scheme
   
FT(D&R) Act Foreign Trade ( Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992)
   
FTDO Foreign Trade Development Officer
   
FTP Foreign Trade Policy
   
GATS General Agreement on Trade in Services
   
GRC Grievance Redressal Committee
   
HACCP Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Process
   
HBP v1 Hand Book of Procedures (Vol. 1)
   
HBP v2 Hand Book of Procedures (Vol. 2)
   
ICD Inland Container Depot
   
ICM Indian Commercial Mission
   
IEC Importer Exporter Code
   
ISO International Standards Organisation
   
ITC (HS) Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) Classification for Export & Import Items
   
ITPO India Trade Promotion Organisation
   
LoC Line of Credit
   
LoI Letter of Intent
   
LoP Letter of Permit
   
LUT Legal Under Taking
   
MAI Market Access Initiative
   
MDA Market Development Assistance
   
MEA Ministry of External Affairs
   
MoD Ministry of Defence
   
MoF Ministry of Finance
   
NC Norms Committee
   
NFE Net Foreign Exchange
   
NOC   No Objection Certificate
   
PR Policy Relaxation Committee
   
PTH Premier Trading House
   
PSU Public Sector Undertaking
   
R&D Research and Development
   
RA Regional Authority
   
RBI Reserve Bank of India
   
REP Replenishment
   
RCMC Registration-cum-Membership Certificate
   
RSCQC Regional Sub-Committee on Quality Complaints
   
S/B Shipping Bill
   
SEH Star Export House
   
SEI CMM Software Engineers Institute’s Capability Maturity Model
   
SEZ Special Economic Zone
   
SFIS Served from India Scheme
   
SIA Secretariat for Industrial Assistance
   
SION Standard Input Output Norms
   
SSI Small Scale Industry
   
STE State Trading Enterprise
   
STH Star Trading House
   
STP Software Technology Park
   
TEE Towns of Export Excellence
   
TH Trading House
   
TRQ Tariff Rate Quota
   
VA Value Addition
   
VKGUY Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana
   
WHOGMP World Health Organisation Good Manufacturing Practices