ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Jun 2015

In June 2015, 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: 16 Jun 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Public procurement localisation

In a June 16, 2015 letter, the Federal Railroad Administration informed the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and Amtrak that it had granted a request for the waiver of Buy America requirements for turnout/crossover components incorporating components made by the Swiss firm Schwihag AG.

AFFECTED SECTORS