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List of Acronyms

List of Acronyms
Acronym Meaning
ACC Accident Compensation Corporation
ALM Asset and Liability Matching
AMI AMI Insurance Limited
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
BASS Better Administrative and Support Services
BAU Business as Usual
BEFU Budget Economic and Fiscal Update
BIA Building Industry Association
BPS Budget Policy Statement
CAM Capital Asset Management
CCMAU Crown Company Monitoring Advisory Unit
CER Closer Economic Relations
CERA Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority
CFI Crown Financial Institution
COMU Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit
CPI Consumer Price Index
CRI Crown Research Institute
DBH Department of Building and Housing
DBP(A) Defined Benefit Plan (Annuitants)
DCEs Deputy Chief Executives
DGS Deposit Guarantee Scheme
DHB District Health Board
DIA Department of Internal Affairs
DICE Departmental Internal Control Evaluation
DPMC Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
ECE Early Childhood Education
ECNZ Electricity Corporation of New Zealand
EEO Equal Employment Opportunities
ELT Executive Leadership Team
EML Equitable Mortgages Ltd
EQC Earthquake Commission
EQC Act 1993 Earthquake Commission Act 1993
ETCR Energy, Transport and Communications Regulation
FDI Foreign Direct Investment
FSR Fiscal Strategy Report
FX Foreign Exchange
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GSF Government Superannuation Fund
GST Goods and Services Tax
HYEFU Half-year Economic and Fiscal Update
IAAS Infrastructure as a Service
IFIs International Financial Institutions
IMF International Monetary Fund
IPANZ Institute of Public Administration New Zealand
IRD Inland Revenue Department
MCs Ministerial Correspondence
MED Ministry of Economic Development
MFAT Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
MOE Ministry of Education
MOH Ministry of Health
MOIAs Ministry Official Information Act requests
MOU Memoranda of Understanding
MSD Ministry of Social Development
MSI Ministry of Science and Innovation
NCEA National Certificate of Educational Achievement
NEET Not in Education, Employment or Training
NIU National Infrastructure Unit
NPF National Provident Fund
NZ GAAP New Zealand Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
NZ IFRS New Zealand equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards
NZDMO New Zealand Debt Management Office
NZECO New Zealand Export Credit Office
NZTA New Zealand Transport Agency
OAG Office of the Auditor-General
ODI Outward Direct Investment
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OIAs Official Information Act requests
PAYE Pay-As-You-Earn
PIF Performance Improvement Framework
PLAs Permanent Legislative Authorities
PPPs Public Private Partnerships
PQs Parliamentary Questions
R&D Research and Development
RBNZ Reserve Bank of New Zealand
RWT Resident Withholding Tax
S&P Standard and Poor's
SCF South Canterbury Finance
SOE State-Owned Enterprise
SOI Statement of Intent
SSC State Services Commission
STR Cabinet Strategy Committee
TOIAs Treasury Official Information Act requests
TVNZ Television New Zealand Limited
VaR Value at Risk
VfM Value for Money
WDC Waimakariri District Council
WFGF Wholesale Funding Guarantee Facility
WTO World Trade Organisation
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