Acronyms and abbreviations

AADR

Agency for Romanian Digital Agenda

AAOPFR

Romanian Association of Inland Ship Owners and Port Operators

AETR

European Agreement Concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport

AFDJ

Lower Danube River Administration Galati A.A.

AFER

Romanian Railway Authority

ALT

Abnormally low tender

ANAF

National Agency for Fiscal Administration

ANAP

National Agency for Public Procurement

ANR

Romanian Naval Authority

ANRM

National Agency for Mineral Resources

ANRMAP

National Regulatory and Monitoring Authority for Public Procurement

ANRSC

Regulatory Authority for Pubic Transport Community Services

ANSVSA

National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority

APDM

National Company Maritime Danube Ports Administration S.A. Galati

APPA

Professional Association of Mineral Aggregates Producers

APTE2002

Transport Heritage Association Europe 2002

ARACO

Romanian Construction Entrepreneurs Association

ARILOG

Romanian-Italian Association of Logistics and Management

ARR

Romanian Road Transport Authority

ARSVOM

Romanian Agency for Saving Life at Sea

ARTRI

Romanian Association of International Road Transport

ASRO

Romanian Standards Association

ATFER

Association of Romanian Railway Transport Operators

ATRC

Road Hauliers in Construction Association

ATRT

Transylvania Road Hauliers Association

BAT

Best available techniques

CA

Court of Auditors

CAGR

Compound Annual Growth Rate

CC

Competition Council

CEE

Central and Eastern Europe

CENAFER

National Centre for Railway Qualification and Training

CERONAV

Romanian Maritime Training Centre

CFR Marfa

Freight Rail Transport Operator (state owned)

CNADNR

Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads

CNCAN

National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control

CNSC

National Council for Solving Complaints

CSF

Railway Supervision Council

CTPC

Standing Technical Council for Construction

DFR SA

Romanian Railway Company (infrastructure administrator),

EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EGO

Emergency Government Ordinance

EIB

European Investment Bank

EIF

European Investment Fund

ERA

European Railway Agency

ERRU

European Register of Road Transport Undertakings (database)

ERTMS

European Railway Traffic Management System

ETA

European Technical Assessment

EU

European Union

FCMG

Fast-moving consumer goods

FORT

Federation of Romanian Transport Operators

FRAND

Fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory

FS

Ferrovie dello Stato

GDP

Gross domestic product

GMO

Genetically modified organisms

GMP

Genetically modified organism

GO

Government Ordinance

GVA

Gross value added

HACCP

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point

ICECON

Research Institute for Construction Equipment and Technology

ICT

Information and communication technology

INCERTRANS

Research Institute for Transport

INS/NSI

National Institute of Statistics

ISC

Construction State Inspectorate

ISCTR

State Inspectorate for Road Transport Control

MARD

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

MARPOL

International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships

MDRAP

Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration

MEPC

Marine Environment Protection Committee

MEWF

Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests

MLPTL

Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Housing

MoE

Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Relations with Business Environment

MoF

Ministry of Finance

MoT

Ministry of Transport

n.e.c.

Not elsewhere classified

NACE

Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community

NACP

National Authority for Consumer Protection

NAMMD

National Agency for Medicine and Medical Devices

NCES

National Committee for Emergency Situations

NCNAC

National Commission for Nuclear Activity Control

NEPA

National Environmental Protection Agency

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NIS

National Institute of Statistics

NLc

Nederlandse Loodsencorporatie

NTRO

National Trade Register Office

OLFR

Romanian Railway Licensing Body

PAIA

Payment and Agriculture Intervention Agency

PATROCONS

Employers Association of Manufacturers

PATROMAT

Employers Federation of Building Materials

PMRI

Product Market Regulation Indicator (OECD)

R&D

Research and development

RAR

Romanian Automotive Registry

RAS

Romanian Academic Society

RCC

Romanian Competition Council

RFC7

Rail Freight Corridor 7

RRA

Romanian Road Authority

SAR

Romanian Academic Society

SCI

State Construction Inspectorate

SEAP

Electronic System of Public Procurement

SPS Agreement

Agreement on Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (WTO)

SUMAL

Integrated Informational System of Tracking Wood Materials

SVA

Sanitary-Veterinary Authorisation

SVFSNA

Sanitary-Veterinary and Food Safety National Authority

TAB

Technical assessment body

TEN-T

Trans-European Transport Network

TESA

Technical, economic and socio-administrative (personnel)

TIR

Transports Internationaux Routiers

UCVAP

Unit for the Coordination and Verification of Public Procurement

UNECE

United Nations European Commission for Europe

UNTRR

National Union of Romanian Road Hauliers

USER

Freight Forwarders Association

VAT

Value added tax

WTO

World Trade Organization