Canadian System of National Accounts glossary – Acronyms
Acromym Definition
BOP Balance of payments
CBSA Canadian Border Services Agency
CNBSA Canadian National Balance Sheet Accounts
CSNA Canadian System of National Accounts
CTSA Canadian Tourism Satellite Accounts
CRA Corporations Returns Act
FISIM Financial intermediation services indirectly measured
FMS Financial Management System
GDP Gross domestic product
GIS Geographic Information System
HS Harmonized System
IIP International investment position
IMF International Monetary Fund
IPI Industrial price indexes
IPTF Interprovincial trade flows
KLEMS Capital, labour, energy, materials and services
LFS Labour Force Survey
MEFA Material and Energy Flow Accounts
NAICS North American Industry Classification System
NDP Net domestic product
NEC Not elsewhere classified
NPISH Non-profit institutions serving households
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PAC Pollution abatement and control
PCG Principal Commodity Groups
PPP Purchasing power parity
R&D Research and development
RRSP Registered retirement saving plan
SDAC Standard Drainage Area Classification
SDR Special drawing rights
SEEA System for Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting
SEPH Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SNA System of national accounts
SPE Special purpose entities
VAT Value-added tax
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