GUThe two-character ISO 3166 country code for GUAM.
Labor standards argument for protectionLabor standards argument for protection
The view that trade restrictions (trade sanctions) should be used as a tool to improve labor standards, limiting imports, for example, from countries that do not enforce such labor rights as freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Monopoly argumentMonopoly argument
The monopoly argument for a tariff is the same as the optimal tariff argument. It gets its name from the fact that a country using a tariff to improve the terms of trade is acting much like a monopoly firm, restricting its sales to get a better price.
Occupational Pensions Regulatory AuthorityOccupational Pensions Regulatory Authority
The Authority set up under the Pensions Act 1995 to make occupational pensions more secure.
Gun jumpingGun jumping
In the context of securities trading, refers to trading in a security on the basis of information that has not been made available to the public. The illegal solicitation of buy orders in an underwriting before completion and finalization of Securities and Exchange Commission registration.
Balance of payments argument for protectionBalance of payments argument for protection
A common reason for restricting imports, especially under fixed exchange rates, when a country is losing international reserves due to a trade deficit. It can be argued that this is a second best argument, since a devaluation could solve the problem without distorting the economy and therefore at smaller economic cost.
Medium Term Guarantee Program
Guaranteed death benefit
Income redistribution argument for a tariff
Point and figure chart
Strategic trade policy argument for a tariff
Financial Intermediaries Managers and Brokers Regulatory Association
Vector Markup Language
Group Universal Life Policy (GULP)
Regulation T Calls
Employment argument for protection
Export Credits Guarantee Department
minimum income guarantee
Letter of Guarantee
Regulatory accounting procedures (RAP)
guaranteed income bond
Environmental protection argument for a trade intervention