IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 10 Sep 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on September 10, 2014 (Vol. 79, No. 175), the Federal Transit Administration announced that it is waiving its Buy America requirements for the procurement by New York City Transit (NYCT), an agency of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), of pads and rubber boots of a concrete block used in its Low Vibration Track (LVT) system on the basis of nonavailability. The procurement for the pads and rubber boots are part of the South Ferry Station Project. This waiver is limited to this one procurement for the South Ferry Station Project, and conditioned upon the requirement that NYCT must complete the safety testing of U.S.-manufactured pads and rubber boots necessary to meets its specifications within the timeframe provided herein and substitute U.S.-manufactured pads and rubber boots for the foreign-made pads and rubber boots to the extent possible.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

362 Other rubber products
4016 Other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber.
401610 Of cellular rubber
401691 Floor coverings and mats
401692 Erasers
401693 Gaskets, washers and other seals
401694 Boat or dock fenders, whether or not inflatable
401695 Other inflatable articles
401699 Other

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