ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2009In January 2009, the government of Chinese Taipei announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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WTO. (26 March 2009). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON THE FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS AND TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS. To be obtained at
Authorities in Chinese Taipei have asked schools and colleges to buy local products and favor domestic labour in construction projects. Procurements covered by the WTO's Agreement on Government Policy were reported to be exempt from this policy.
This measure was verified by the WTO secretariat. The Global Trade Alert was not able to find any further information about this measure. It should, however, be noted that Chinese Taipei did join the WTO's Agreement on Government Procurement in 2009.