Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM) terminated, but participating states agreed to continue the use of the COCOM control lists as a basis for global export controls until a new arrangement is established.
What does COCOM stand for?
COCOM stands for Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls
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We have 3 other meanings of COCOM in our Acronym Attic
- Collaborazione Coordinata e Continuativa (Italian job contract)
- Consejo Comunitarios de Desarrollo (Spanish, Guatemala)
- Commission Communautaire Française
- Committee of the Coordination of Funds
- Conseil Consultatif des Femmes (French)
- Council on the Cost of Government (Australia)
- Combatant Command (command authority; US DoD)
- Commission Communautaire Commune (French: Joint Community Commission; Belgium)
- Complete Communication (Round Rock, TX)
- Coordinating Committee
- Corporate Communications
- Constructive Cost Model
- Code Comprehension Nurturant Using Traceability (source code traceability)
- College of Chiropractors of Ontario (Toronto, Canada)
- Computing and Combinatorics Conference
- Comité d'Orientation, de Coordination et de Projet (French: Coordination and Project Steering Committee)
- Comisión de Concordia y Pacificación (Spanish: Concord and Pacification Commission; Mexico)
- Iron and Steel Nomenclature Co-ordinating Commitee
- Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study
- Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network
Samples in periodicals archive:
The interagency patchwork developed shortly after World War II, when the United States and its allies erected the Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (CoCom), an export control alliance commonly referred to as NATO's economic arm.
The restrictions are overseen by the 17-member Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls -- known as Cocom -- which was formed in 1949 to prevent Communist nations from getting high- technology equipment from the West.