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Originally agreements between the EC and European states which at the time had not rejected the future possibility of applying for EC membership. They involve reciprocal arrangements for imports and exports within a customs union. Agreements are supervised by an Association Council representing both parties. The similar agreements with Eastern          









 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm





	
	
Related Terms: Association Agreements - international | trade |

Driveline - All the components which together transmit power from the transmission to the drive axle(s). These consist of at least one driveshaft (propeller shaft) with a universal joint at each end. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Driveline - axle | drivetrain | engine | powertrain | truck | trucking |

EAST - An EAST. European Assistance for Science and Technology, a 1990 programme for assisting the restructuring of the science and technology potential of Eastern European countries. Acronym: EAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: EAST - international | trade |

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Established in 1991 to provide financial aid to Eastern European countries that adopted a democratic form of government and had drawn up a strategy for transforming themselves into market economies. Acronym: EBRD Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - international | trade |

GREEN - General research in the Environment for Eastern European Nations, a 1993 initiative to raise Eastern European knowledge of scientific and technical resources for reducing energy and industrial pollution. Acronym: GREEN Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: GREEN - international | trade |

Long Combination Vehicle - In general, vehicles longer than a standard doubles rig (tractor and two 28-foot semitrailers). Examples of LCVs which are permitted in some U.S. western states and eastern toll roads: Twin 48-foot trailers; triple 28-foot trailers. Acronym: LCV Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Long Combination Vehicle - trailer | trucking |

PERIFRA - A 1991 initiative to provide assistance for less developed regions affected economically by the ending of the Cold War and the trade concessions granted to Eastern European countries. Acronym: PERIFRA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: PERIFRA - international | trade |


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