Economic impacts for Scottish and UK seafood industries post-Brexit: report

The report presents findings from research examining the possible impacts of EU exit on Scottish and UK seafood industries.

7 Abbreviations/Acronyms

ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific
AHS Effectively Applied (Tariffs)
AVE ad valorem Equivalent
c.i.f. Cost, Insurance and Freight
Cefas Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
CES Constant Elasticity of Substitution
CFP Common Fisheries Policy
CoO Certificates of Origin
EEA European Economic Area
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
Es Elasticity of Supply
EU European Union
EU27 European Union Countries involved in Brexit negotiations ( EU except for the UK)
EUMOFA European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products
f.o.b. Free on Board
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FAOSTAT Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database
FI Faeroe Islands 
FTA Free Trade Agreement
FTE Full-time equivalent
FU Functional Unit
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GAUSS Matrix programming language for mathematics and statistics
GBP British Pounds Sterling
GTAP Global Trade Analysis Project 
GVA Gross Value Added
HIE Highlands and Islands Enterprise
HMRC Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
HS Harmonised System
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
I-O Input-Output
ITT Invitation to Tender
IUU Illegal, unregulated and unreported
MFN Most Favoured Nation
MMO Marine Management Organisation
n/a Not Applicable
nes Not Elsewhere Specified  
NS North Sea
NTM Non-Tariff Measure
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
ONS Office for National Statistics
PE Partial Equilibrium
PSG Project Steering Group
RoO Rules of Origin
RoW Rest of World
RS Relative Stability
SAR Special Administrative Region
SFF Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary
TAC Total Allowable Catch 
TAPES Trade Analysis Partial Equilibrium Sussex
TBT Technical Barriers to Trade
TRAINS Trade Analysis Information System
UAE United Arab Emirates
UK United Kingdom
UN United Nations
UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
US United States
USA United States of America
USD US Dollars
USITC United States International Trade Commission 
WS West of Scotland
WTO World Trade Organization
ZA Zonal Attachment

Cardinal points/directions are used unless otherwise stated.

SI units are used unless otherwise stated.


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