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The Regulation of International TradeThe WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods$
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Petros C. Mavroidis

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262029995

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.001.0001

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Government Procurement

Government Procurement

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(p.621) 10 Government Procurement
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The Regulation of International Trade
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Petros C. Mavroidis

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.003.0011

Chapter 10 concerns the plurilateral agreement on Government Procurement, one of two plurilateral agreements in force. This plurilateral agreement only binds a subset of the total WTO membership. This chapter reviews the requirement that when purchasing goods for their own government consumption (and what qualifies as this), signatories must do so on a nondiscriminatory basis from supplies originating in other signatories of the GPA Agreement. Further it discusses the transparency requirements and the methods for enforcing the GPA.

Keywords:   Government Procurement, Plurilateral Agreement, Nondiscrimination, Transparency

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