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Abbreviations and Acronyms
Abbreviations and Acronyms

ADB Asian Development Bank
BOT build-operate-transfer
CDB China Development Bank
CESTT Center for Environmentally Sound Technology Transfer
CFB circulating fluidized bed
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
COD chemical oxygen demand
CRAES Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences
CSRC China Securities Regulatory Commission
EIA environmental impact assessment
EPB environmental protection bureau (provincial and local levels)
EPU Environmental Projects Limit
ETI Environmental Technologies Industries
Ex-Im Export-Import Bank of the United States
FAS free alongside ship
FGD flue gas desulfurization
GDP gross domestic product
GEF Global Environment Facility
GTZ Deutsche Gesellschaft f.r Technische Busammenarbeit (German Technical Corporation)
HSE health, safety, and environment
HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule
IFC International Finance Corporation
IPR intellectual property rights
JEXIM Export-Import Bank of Japan
JV joint venture (enterprise)
JBIC Japan Bank for International Cooperation
MIGA Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
MOFTEC Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation
NGO non-governmental organization
NPC National People's Congress
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECF Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund of Japan
PDF project development funds
PM particulate matter
PPP public private partnership
PRC People's Republic of China
RMB yuan renminbi (Chinese currency)
SDPC State Development and Planning Commission
SEPA State Environmental Protection Administration
SETC State Economic and Trade Commission
SOE state-owned enterprise
TDA Trade and Development Agency
TEC total emissions control
TIPC total investment in pollution control tpd tons per day
TSP total suspended particulate
TVIE town and village industrial enterprise
UNCHE United Nations Conference on the Human Environment
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
USAEP United States Asia Environmental Partnership
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
WFOE wholly foreign-owned enterprise
WHO World Health Organization
WTO World Trade Organization

Note: Unless otherwise noted, dollar figures given are U.S. dollars. The exchange rate for the Chinese yuan, or RMB, has been calculated at 8.3 to the U.S. dollar.

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