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The following are the list of abbreviations commonly used in business. These abbreviations include abbreviations used in Export, abbreviations in Import, list of antonyms in shipping trade, abbreviations used in freight forwarding business and commonly used terms in customs brokering. Popularly used abbreviations in banking, commonly using tax abbreviations and other list of generally used business terms are also included in this article. If you would like to add up more abbreviations to this article which is commonly used in your region, you may write at bottom of this article. Please make sure, you are adding only ‘commonly using abbreviations’ in business, as this category is meant for import and export.


n.E. not East of
n.e.s. not elsewhere specified
n.i.e. not included elsewhere
n.i.e. not included elsewhere
n.N. not North of
N.O.S. Not Otherwise Specified
N.R.T. Net Registered Tonnage
n.S not South of
N.V.O.C. Non-vessel Owning Carrier
N.V.O.C.C. Non-vessel Owning Common Carrier
n.W not West of
N.WT. Net Weight
N/A - Not Applicable
n/a "no account (banking), not applicable
N/A No advice
N/P--Note payable (also NP)
N/T New Terms
N/T Net Terms
NAABSA Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground
NAB - New Arrangement to Borrow
NABA--National Association of Black Accountants
NABARD- National Bank for Agricultural & Rural Development
NABE--National Association for Business Economics
NAC(LTO) National Agricultural Credit (Long
NACM--National Association of Credit Management
NADBANK North American Development Bank
NAEA--National Association of Enrolled Agents
NAE--Nonaccrual experience (method of accounting)
NAFEP--National Association of Financial and Estate Planning
NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement
NAHB--National Association of Homebuilders
NAIC--National Association of Insurance Commissioners
NAICS--North American Industry Classification System
NAIO Non Administratively Independent
NAIRU Nonaccelerating inflation rate of unemployment.
NAMA Non-Agricultural Market Access
NAM--National Association of Manufacturers
NAMP National Anti Malaria Programme
NAPAT--National Association for Private Annuity Trusts
NAP--Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
NAR--National Association of Realtors
NAS National Account Statistics
NASBA--National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
NASSCOM - National Association of Software and
NASSCOM National Association of Software
NATP--National Association of Tax Professionals




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NAV - Net Asset Value
NAVA--National Association for Variable Annuities
NBAP--Notice of beginning of administrative proceeding
NBC Non-Banking Companies
NBER--National Bureau of Economic Research
NBFC Non Banking Financial Companies
NBFC-D - Deposit taking NBFC
NBFC-ND - Non-deposit taking NBFC
NBFC-ND-SI - Systemically Important Non-deposit
NBFCs - Non-Banking Financial Companies
NBO National Building Organisation
NBS National Bureau of Statistics
NC for SC/ST National Commission for SC/ST
NCB National Cargo Bureau
NCCUSL--National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
NCGA National Corn Growers Association
NCND Non-Circumvent and Non-Disclosure
NCNDA Non-Circumvention Non-Disclosure Agreement
NCO National Commission for Population (NCP)
NCP--Nontaxable combat pay
NCR - National Capital Region
NCRB National Crime Record Bureau
NCS Norwegian Continental Shelf
NCTS New Computerized Transit System
NCUA--National Credit Union Administration
NCUSIF--National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund
NCV No Commercial Value

NCW National Commission for Women
ND No discount
NDA - Net Domestic Asset
NDA – Non-Disclosure Agreement
NDNH--National Directory New Hires
NDPS National Data Processing Service
NDS - Negotiated Dealing Systems
NDS - OM - Negotiated Dealing System - Order
NDTL - Net Demand and Time Liability
NDWC--Notice of determination of worker classification
ne Not exceeding
NEC Not Elsewhere Classified
NEC National Economic Council
NECS - National Electronic Clearing System
NECS North Eastern Council Secretariat
NEER Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
NEFT- National Electronic Fund Transfer
NEH-ETA--Non-Economic Hardship-Effective Tax Administration
NEI Not Elsewhere Included
Nei Not elsewhere included
NES New Export System
NES Not Elsewhere Specified
NESE--Net earnings from self employment
NET WT Net Weight
NFA - Net Foreign Assets
NFA Non-Foreign Exchange Assets
NFD Net Fiscal Deficit
NFE Net Foreign Exchange (as percentage of export value)
NFFE--Nonfinancial foreign entity
NFFE--Non-financial foreign entity
NFIB--National Federation of Independent Businesses
NFIP--National Flood Insurance Program
NFS - National Financial Switch
NFSM - National Food Security Mission
NFTC--National Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
NFTL--Notice of federal tax lien
NFU - National Farmers Union
NGOs non-governmental organizations
NHB - National Housing Bank
NI - Northern Ireland
NIBCL--Non-interest bearing current liabilities
NIBM - National Institute of Bank Management
NIC - National Informatics Centre
NIC National Industrial Classification
NIC newly industrializing country
NICD National Institute of Communicable Diseases
NICRUT--Net income charitable remainder unitrust
NIE newly industrializing economies
NIEs Newly industrailizing economies.
NIF - National Investment Fund
NIF Note Issuance Facility
NII--Net investment income
NIIT--Net investment income tax
NIL--Notice of intent to levy
NIM Net Interest Margin
NIMCRUT--Net income makeup charitable remainder unitrust
NIPA--National income and product accounts
NIR Northern Ireland Railways
NIS New Independent States of the former Soviet Union
NIS Newly Independent States
NIS Norwegian International Shipsregister
NK Nippon Kaiji Kyokai

NLRB--National Labor Relations Board
NM Nautical Mile.
NMB National Maritime Board
NMC--New Markets credit (also see below)
NMCR--New Markets credit
NMD National Missile Defence (U.S.'s plan)
NMD Norwegian Maritime Directorate
NME non-market economy
NMI Not Made in India
NMP--Net misreporting percentage
NMTC--New Markets Tax Credit
NMWHFIT--Non-mortgage widely held fixed investment trusts
NNFTL--Nominee notice of federal tax lien
NNML Net Non-Monetary Liabilities
NNN--Triple net lease or net, net, net
NNP Net national product
NNPC Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
NOA Net Operating Assets
NOC - No Objection Certificate
NOC--Net operating capital
NOD--Notice of deficiency
NOF - Net Owned Funds
NOI--Net operating income
NOK NorwegianKroner
NOKUS - company NOrsk Kontrollert Utenlandsk
NOLD--Net operating loss deduction
NOL--Net operating loss
nop Not otherwise provided
NOPA--Notice of Proposed Assessment
NOPAT--Net operating profit after taxes
NOR Notice of Readiness
NOT--Nondebt open transaction
NOW Negotiable order of withdrawal accounts.
NOW--Negotiable order of withdrawal
NPA- Non Performing Asset
NPC National People's Congress (of China)
NPC National Ports Council
NPCI - National Payments Corporation of India
NPC--Notional principal contract
NPD Net Primary Deficit
NPL--National Public Liaison
NPL--Nonperforming loan
NPRB Net Primary Revenue Balance
NPRM--Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
NPS - New Pension Scheme
NPV – Net Present Value (a method to valuate long term investments or projects)
NPW--Net present worth
NQDC--Nonqualified deferred compensation
NQPS--Nonqualified preferred stock
NQSO--Nonqualified stock option
nr No risk until confirmed or net register
NR(E)RA - Non-Resident (External) Rupee Account
NRAA - National Rain Fed Area Authority
nrad No risk after discharge
NRA--Net rentable area
NRA--Nonresident alien
NRA--Normal retirement age
NRD--Normal retirement date
NRE Non-Resident External
NREGS - National Rural Employment Guarantee
NRE--Net realizable equity
NRF--National Retail Federation
NRG Non-Resident Government
NRI - Non-Resident Indian
NRI--Net revenue interest
NRI--Net Rising Index
NRMLA--National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
NR--Not rated
NRP--National Research Project
NRRDA - National Rural Road Development
NRS—Non requesting spouse
NRT Net Restricted Tonnage
NRT Net registered tonnage
ns NerdlandseSpoorwegen(Dutch Railways)
NSA--National Society of Accountants
NSA--Not seasonally adjusted
NSBA--National Small Business Association
NSC National Statistical Commission



NSC National Security Council 

NSE - National Stock Exchange
NSF--Not sufficient funds
NSI National Sugar Institute
NSM - Note Sorting Machine
nspf Not specially provided for
NSSF - National Small Saving Fund
NSSN National Standard Shipping Note
NSSO - National Sample Survey Organisation
NST--National sales tax
NSTP--National Society of Tax Professionals
NT National Treatment
NTB Nontariff trade barriers.
NTB---Non-Tariff Barrier
NTDB National Trade Data Bank (U.S.)
NTF--National Tax Forums
NTFO--Nationwide Tax Forums Online
NTIS--National Technical Information Service
NTMs Non-tariff measures
NTR Normal Trade Relations
NTU--National Taxpayers Union
NUA--Net unrealized appreciation
NUBIG--Net unrealized built-in gain
NUBIL--Net unrealized built-in loss
NVBDCP National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme
NVCA--National Venture Captial Association
NVD No Value Declared
NVOC - non-vessel owning carrier
NVOCC Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier
NVOCC-Non Vessel Operating Container Carrier
NWKO -Navigation Watch Keeping Officer
NYLZ--New York Liberty Zone
NYPE New York Produce Exchange
NYPLR New YorkPrime Lending Rate
NYSE--New York Stock Exchange

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The above are the list of abbreviations commonly used in business. These abbreviations include abbreviations used in Export, abbreviations in Import, list of abbreviations in shipping trade, expansions used in freight forwarding business and commonly used terms in customs brokering. Popularly used abbreviations in banking, commonly using tax abbreviations and other list of generally used business terms are also included in this article. If you would like to add up more abbreviations commonly used in your region, you may write such enlargements below. Please make sure, you are adding only ‘commonly using abbreviations’ in business, as this category is dealt with international trade.


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