Administrative Protective Order

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Administrative Protective Order

An order issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce preventing the divulgence of any proprietary information it learns in the process of investigating a company. This is done to protect competition. APOs are most common when the Department is looking into the environmental impact of imports.
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"APO Group congratulates Isaac Khisa and is happy to be able to offer this opportunity to him.
The number of polling booths in these areas would be 646 and 178 Presiding Officers (PO), 646 Assistant Presiding Officers (APO) and the same number of polling officers would perform duties.
Established in 1961 as an intergovernmental organization, the APO works with 20 member governments in the Asia-Pacific region to improve productivity in the countries and drives sustainable socioeconomic development of the region through policy advisory services, acting as a think tank, and undertaking smart initiatives in the industry, agriculture, service, and public sectors.
Apo, the Philippine's highest reflects in the serene water of Lake Mirror in Mt.
'Where a voter's PVC is read but his/her fingerprint is not authenticated, the APO I shall refer the voter to the APO II who shall:
Another programme titled 'Multi-country Observational Study Mission on Regulatory review Enhancing Public Sector Productivity' is being offered by APO at Manila, Philippines.
Test results were traceable to WHO-IFCC reference materials SP1-01 and SP3-07 for apo A-I and apo B, respectively, and to manufacturer's working calibrators for the other apolipoproteins.
Prof Ahsan Iqbal appreciated APO for providing support to develop a framework for Pakistan Productivity, Quality and Innovation (PPQI) initiative by deputing Dr Woon, Kin Chung from Singapore in January 2017.
'APO will promote bilateral and multilateral alliances among its 20 member countries; the private sector needs to be taken on board to run an effective productivity movement in Pakistan,' he said while talking to Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.
Islamabad -- Secretary-General, Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Dr.
Ailyn Agonia Doha THE Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Qatar Alumni Association, one of the most active Filipino brotherhoods in Qatar, will be organising a blood donation programme 'Dugong Alay, Dugtong Buhay' at the Hamad Medical Center Blood Bank in Doha on February 15.