ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Apr 2016

In April 2016, the government of the United States of America announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.

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1

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  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 19 Apr 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on April 19, 2016 (Vol. 81, No. 75) the Federal Transit Administration announced that, in response to Buy America waiver requests from the Detroit Transportation Corporation, it had waived its Buy America requirements for two special trackwork turnout switch components from the German firm Krupp Stahl AG.

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