ANNOUNCEMENT 15 May 2013In May 2013, a local US government announced a change in the price advantage granted to domestic producers in certain public tenders.
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On May 15, 2013 the city of Toledo enacted Ordinance 233-13, providing preferences to local bidders in contracts other than those supported in whole or in part by the State or a contract financed in whole or in part by contributions or loans from any agency of the United States government.
The degree of the preference varies according to the size and type of contract. For example, Bids and proposals for contracts involving less than $40,000 received from companies, businesses or individuals whose principal place of business is within the corporate boundaries of the City of Toledo shall be evaluated on a 5% reduction basis.