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Abbreviations and Acronyms
Abbreviations and Acronyms

ADB Asian Development Bank
AfDB African Development Bank
APAZU National Program for Potable Water and Sewerage in Urban Zones
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
BECC Border Environment Cooperation Commission
BOT Build-operate-transfer
BOO Build-own-operate
B2B business-to-business
B2C business-to-consumer
CNA National Water Commission
DACON Data on Consulting Firms
DCA Development Credit Authority
EBI Environmental Business International
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EEAA Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EU European Union
Ex-Im Bank Export-Import Bank of the United States
GEF Global Environment Facility
GEEMF I and II Global Environment Emerging Markets Funds
HS Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
IDA International Development Agency
IDB Inter-American Development Bank
IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India
IFC International Finance Corporation
IFCI Industrial Finance Corporation of India
IMF International Monetary Fund
IRBI Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India
JETRO Japan External Trade Organization
KOWACO Korea Water Resources Corporation
LIFE Lemna Infrastructure Financing Enterprise
MHUNC Ministry of Housing Utilities and New Communities (Egypt)
MIGA Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
MPWWR Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources (Egypt)
m3 cubic meters
N/A not available
NGO non-governmental organization
NADBank North American Development Bank
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OPIC Overseas Private Investment Corporation
PEFCO Private Export Funding Corporation
PVC polyvinyl chloride
RMB yuan renminbi (Chinese currency)
SBA U.S. Small Business Administration
SWCC Saline Water Conversion Corporation
TDA U.S. Trade and Development Agency
TIFA Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
UNDP United Nations Development Program
US-AEP U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
UV ultraviolet
WB World Bank
WTO World Trade Organization

Note: Unless otherwise noted, dollar figures given are U.S. dollars.

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