IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 12 Dec 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on December 12, 2016 (Vol. 81 No. 238) the Federal Transit Administration announced that, in response to Buy America waiver requests from the Central Puget Sound Transit Authority, it had waived its Buy America requirements for the purchase of ultrastraight rail. The notice did not indicate in what country these components were to be procured, but the principal foreign suppliers of this item are China, the Czech Republic, and Japan.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7302 Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, the following : rails, checkrails and rack rails, switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces, sleepers (crossties), fishplates, chairs, chair wedges, sole plates
730210 Rails
730230 Switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces
730240 Fishplates and sole plates
730290 Other

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