ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Apr 2013

In April 2013, the government of the United States of America announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 23 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

In an April 23, 2013 letter, the Federal Railroad Administration informed Amtrak that it had granted a request for the waiver of Buy America requirements for the purchase of special turnouts. The products contain components manufactured by the Swiss firm Schwihag AG.

AFFECTED SECTORS