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abac

(ˈeɪbæk)
n
(Mathematics) another name for nomogram
[C20: from French, from Latin abacus]
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We welcomed the inputs from our business community, including ABAC's resolve for expanding trade, and we share its view on the critical importance of trade facilitation.
The Abac Philippines said the government should consider enlisting the country in the TPP, in spite of its reduced economic size with the withdrawal of the US, once the trade deal open its doors to new members.
I see the potential of Islamic investments in unlocking infrastructure development hurdles, especially in Mindanao,' said Abac member Joanne de Asis.
This move came as ABAC, in their annual Report to Leaders, called on APEC Leaders to further liberalize trade in goods and services as well as investment flows.
Specifically, ABAC proposed that APEC members present an approach to get the WTO talks rolling by scrapping tariffs, export subsidies and trade-distorting domestic subsidies.
In an exclusive interview in Sydney with Business Asia Magazine, Roengpithya said ABAC and APEC's work would benefit from a stronger sense of community and partnership between members.
The expansion of world trade in recent decades, according to ABAC Philippines, has lifted over a billion people out of poverty.