ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Apr 2011

In April 2011, the government of Kazakhstan announced a change in the price advantage granted to domestic producers in certain public tenders.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 04 Apr 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement preference margin

According to the WTO, the procurement rules approved by the Board of Directors of KazAgroFinance on 4 April 2011 introduce a local content preferemce margin. In particular, a 'price discount in total of up to 20% for locally produced goods and services in procurement conducted via tender' (WT/ACC/KAZ/93, p.34-35).
JSC "KazAgroFinance" is one institution for the implementation of the state programs supporting Kazakhstan's agricultural business.
Due to

  • the similarity between the funded goods by KazAgroFinance and the related to it KazAgroProduct (see the attached additional GTA measure with ID 10762 below),
  • lack of exact information on the export markets, affected by the activity of KazAgroFinance, and
  • disclosed by KazAgroProduct exact export markets,

as affected trading partners have been identified the export markets of KazAgroLeasing.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS