FAR 52.225-5 (a) (added). Note that, unlike the BAA, the TAA and its implementation clause do not require an analysis of the country of origin of the elements of a product article. Also note that, contrary to the country of origin definition in the TAA legislation, the FAR does not use the adverb “completely” when discussing where an item is mined, manufactured or manufactured. The Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. – 2501-2581) of 1979 was passed to promote fair and open international trade, but more importantly, it implemented the requirement that the U.S. government only buy finished manufactured products or certain finished products. This means, in particular, that, under a MAS program, GSA can only purchase products that are compliant in the United States and/or compliant with the TAA. This requirement has always baffled many MAS contract holders as to their actual meaning. The court concluded its discussion by saying that if the government is not satisfied with the definition of the final product produced in the United States, it must change its definition and not argue for an unsustainable construction of the existing definition. Before entering the case, a little background on the Trade Agreements Act (TAA).

If the TAA applies to a U.S. government contract, the contractor can supply a product from a foreign country if that country has a free trade agreement with the United States. In other words, the U.S. government will not discriminate 20/10 on the products of its free trade partners when it buys supplies in certain circumstances (for example. B the contract is above the TAA application threshold). The second of these statutes is the TAA. The TAA should encourage foreign countries to enter into reciprocal trade agreements on public procurement. These agreements prohibit foreign products from discriminating against U.S.-made products and prohibit the United States from discriminating against foreign products. Under the statute, countries that have such agreements and do not discriminate against U.S.

educational products may, on non-discriminatory terms, be competing with the U.S. government. At the same time, products from countries that do not have such trade agreements are excluded from public procurement. Countries that have concluded such agreements are designated as parties to the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement. … The Court found that the “finished product manufactured in the United States” clause is defined as “an item that is extracted, produced or produced in the United States or that is significantly modified in the United States.” FAR 52.225-5 (a) (added). The Court drew the Commission`s attention to the fact that, since the manufacture of the tablets essentially transformed Indian ingredients into a new product, the definition of a compliant final product included each product “made in the United States” that entecavir tablets were indisputable, regardless of the source of their ingredients and other components: The Trade Agreements Act 1979 (TAA), Pub.L. 96-39, 93 Stat. 144, adopted on July 26, 1979, codified on 19.C.