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Product NameAfrica Development Indicators 2007: Spreading And Sustaining Growth In Africa
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Long DescriptionAfrica Development Indicators 2007 provides the most comprehensive source of African economic and social data available in one volume. It puts together data from different sources, making it an essential tool for policy makers, researchers, and other people interested in Africa. This edition includes the Africa Development Indicators 2007 Single User CD-ROM and opening articles from leading economists reporting and analyzing key African economic and development issues.
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The Facing Identification Mark, or FIM, is used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) for the automation of mail processing. Basically, the FIM is a set of vertical bars that are printed on the upper edge of an envelop or postcard, slightly to the left of the stamp. It’s a nine digit barcode that consists of vertical bars and zeros, which are represented by the blank spaces.

The FIM’s primary function is to ensure that all mail is facing the proper way, to identify how the postage was paid (business reply, etc.) and whether or not the business reply mail has a POSTNET barcode. Should there be a POSTNET barcode, the mail can then be sent directly to the barcode sorter.

There are four different types of FIM barcodes, A, B, C and D.

As far as standards are concerned, the FIM has to meet very specific guidelines: