ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Dec 2015

In December 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: 15 Dec 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on December 10, 2015 (Vol. 80, No. 237) the Federal Transit Administration announced that, in response to Buy America waiver requests from the Virginia Department of Transportation, it had waived its Buy America requirements for propulsion units manufactured by the German firm Voith Turbo Schneider Propeller GmbH.

AFFECTED SECTORS