57 ACRONYMS ABA Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, as amended ACAA Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 ADI Assistance Dogs International AOA Air operating area APHA U. Animal and Plants Health Agency APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ATA Animal Transportation Association BOS Boston Logan International Airport CART Community Animal Response Team CBP Customs and Border Protection CCI Canine Companions for Independence CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CMH Port Columbus International Airport COT CotullaâLa Salle County Airport CVED Common Veterinary Entry Document (UK) DEN Denver International Airport DFW DallasâFort Worth International Airport DTW Detroit Metropolitan International Airport DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVT Phoenix Deer Valley Airport GSO Piedmont Triad International Airport HARC Heathrow Animal Reception Centre IAADP International Association for Assistance Dog Partners IAD Washington Dulles International Airport IATA International Air Transport Association ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization IPATA International Pet and Animal Transportation Association IUNC The World Conservation Union JAN JacksonâMedgar Evers International Airport JFK John F.
Kennedy International Airport LAR Live Animal Regulations (of IATA) LAWA Los Angeles World Airports LAX Los Angeles International Airport LEX Blue Grass Airport (Lexington) LHR Heathrow Airport MAC Metropolitan Airports Commission Massport Massachusetts Port Authority MDAD MiamiâDade Aviation Department MEM Memphis International Airport MIA Miami International Airport MSP MinneapolisâSt.
Instead of leading innovation, Chinese firms are mired in the less rewarding endeavor of assembling intermediate goods. This is largely borne out by the data: American R&D spending is still greater than China’s, and Chinese research is of relatively low quality even as it increases in magnitude. The influence that economic growth has bestowed upon Beijing is also exercised inefficiently.
One example of this is China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which seeks to develop infrastructure to link China’s economy to the resource-rich African continent and consumer-rich European continent.
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