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close this bookPrivate Sector Development in Low-Income Countries - Development in Practice (WB, 1996, 188 p.)
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Acronyms and abbreviations

AGETIP

Agences d'Execution des Travaux d'lnteret Public

CFA

Communaute Financiere Africaine

CFAF

Communaute Financiere Africaine franc

COE

Collectively owned enterprise

CRG

Competitiveness review group

DAC

Development Assistance Committee

EMDB

Emerging Markets Data Base

FDI

Foreign direct investment

GDP

Gross domestic product

GATT

General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IDA

International Development Association

ICOR

Incremental capital-output ratio

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IPA

Investment promotion agency

FIAS

Foreign Investment Advisory Service

LTPS

Long-Term Perspective Study

MIGA

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

NGO

Nongovernmental organization

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

PSAG

Private sector advisory group

QR

Quantitative restriction

SME

Small and medium-size enterprise

SOE

State-owned enterprise

SPF

State Property Fund

VAT

Value-added tax