Report No. 2: Nutmeg, mace and their by-products a market overview


List of abbreviations
1. Nutmeg and mace - world overview
2. Nutmeg and mace - European union overview
3. Nutmeg and mace - USA
4. Nutmeg and mace - Japan
5. Nutmeg and mace - India
6. Derivatives of nutmeg and mace - Market overview
Appendix 1: Statistical annexes
Appendix 2: List of importers



prepared by
Trade information service division of product and market development International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT

List of abbreviations


ITC

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT

FAO

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

ACP

African, Caribbean and Pacific

LDC

Least Developed Country (or less developed developing country)

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

EU

European Union

EUROSTAT

Statistical Office of the European Communities, Luxembourg

ASPIN

Asosiasi Pala Indonesia

GCNA

Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

FDA

United States Food and Drug Administration

FEMA

Flavor and Extract: Manufacturers Association of the United States

JETRO

Japan External Trade Organization

MNS

ITC's Market News Service - provides price information to subscribers on a regular basis.

MFN

Most Favoured Nation

GSP

Generalized System of Preferences

BS

British Standards

NF

Norme Française (French standards)

ASTA

American Spice Trade Association

BIS

Bureau of Indian Standards

FOB

Free on Board

CIF

Cost, Insurance, Freight

C&F

Cost & Freight

VAT

Value-added tax

SUNS

Sound unsorted nutmegs

GUNS

Grenada unsorted nutmegs

BWP

Broken, wormy and punky

ABCD

Indonesian trading term indicating an assortment of sizes of high quality whole nutmegs.

BIA/ETEZ

Code letters designating volatile oil-content

BSL/AZWI

Code letters designating volatile oil-content

FAQ

Fair average quality

Product description - trade classification systems used:

HS

Harmonized System (harmonised commodity description and coding system of the Customs Cooperation Council)

SITC

Standard International Trade Classification; SITC(3) is the third revision of the classification system.

CN

Combined Nomenclature - 8-digit classification system of the European Union which is based on the 6-digit Harmonized System plus 2 digits.

HSTUSA

Harmonized System Tariff USA - 10-digit classification system of the United States which is based on the 6-digit Harmonized System plus 4 digits.

List of African Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP)

Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Papua New Guinea
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Tanzania UR
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Western Samoa
Zaire
Zambia
Zimbabwe

List of Less Developed Developing Countries (LDCs)

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Haiti
Kiribati
Lao PDR
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Maldives
Mali
Mauritania
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Niger
Rwanda
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Yemen
Zambia
Zaire