Consolidated TPP Text – Annex 15-A – Schedule of Singapore

Section A: Central Government Entities

Thresholds:

Unless otherwise specified, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall cover procurement by entities listed in this Section, subject to the following thresholds:

Goods (specified in Section D)

130,000 SDR

Services (specified in Section E)

130,000 SDR

Construction (specified in Section F)

5,000,000 SDR

List of Entities:

Note: Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall generally apply to purchases by the Singapore Ministry of Defence of the following Federal Supply Categories (FSC) of the United States of America (others being excluded) subject to the Government of Singapore's determinations under Article 29.2 (Security Exceptions).

FSC Description

Notes to Section A

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to any procurement in respect of:

2. Unless otherwise specified herein, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to all agencies subordinate to the entities listed in this Section that do not have a legal status that is separate from the listed entities under Singapore’s law.

Section B: Sub-Central Government Entities

Not applicable for Singapore as Singapore does not have any sub-central government entities.

Section C: Other Entities

Thresholds:

Unless otherwise specified, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall cover procurement by the entities listed in this Section, subject to the following thresholds:

Goods (specified in Section D)

400,000 SDR

Services (specified in Section E)

400,000 SDR

Construction (specified in Section F)

5,000,000 SDR

List of Entities:

Section D: Goods

Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply generally to all goods procured by the entities listed in Sections A and C, unless otherwise specified in this Chapter.

Section E: Services

The following services as contained in document MTN.GNS/W/120 are covered (others being excluded):

Section E - Services
CPCDescription
862Accounting, Auditing and Book-keeping Services
8671Architectural Services
865Management Consulting Services
874Building-Cleaning Services
641-643Hotels and Restaurants (incl. catering)
74710Travel Agencies and Tour Operators
7472Tourist Guide Services
843Data Processing Services
844Database Services
932Veterinary Services
84100Consultancy Services Related to the Installation of Computer Hardware
84210Systems and Software Consulting Services
87201Executive Search Services
87202Placement services of office support personnel and other workers
87905Translation and Interpretation Services
7523Electronic Mail
7523Voice Mail
7523On-Line Information and Database Retrieval
7523Electronic Data Interchange
96112Motion Picture or Video Tape Production Services
96113Motion Picture or Video Tape Distribution Services
96121Motion Picture Projection Services
96122Video Tape Projection Services
96311Library Services
8672Engineering Services
7512Courier Services
-Biotechnology Services
-Exhibition Services
-Commercial Market Research
-Interior Design Services, Excluding Architecture
-Professional, Advisory and Consulting Services Relating to Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Mining, Including Oilfield Services

Notes to Section E

The offer regarding services is subject to the measures listed in Singapore’s Schedules to Annex I and Annex II of this Agreement.

Section F: Construction Services

The following construction services in the sense of Division 51 of the Central Product Classification as contained in document MTN.GNS/W/120 are covered (others being excluded):

List of construction services covered:
CPCDescription
512General construction work for buildings
513General construction work for civil engineering
514, 516Installation and assembly work
517Building completion and finishing work
511, 515, 518Others

Notes to Section F

The offer regarding construction services is subject to the measures listed in Singapore’s Schedules to Annex I and Annex II of this Agreement.

Section G: General Notes

Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to any procurement made by a covered entity on behalf of a non-covered entity.

Section H: Threshold Adjustment Formula

1. The thresholds for the procurement of goods and services by entities listed in Sections A and C, and the thresholds for procurement of construction services by entities listed in Sections A and C shall be adjusted in every even-numbered year with each adjustment taking effect on January 1, beginning on January 1 of the first even-numbered year after the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Singapore.

2. The adjustments shall be based on the average of the daily conversion rates of the Singapore currency in terms of the Special Drawing Rights (SDR), published by the International Monetary Fund in its monthly International Financial Statistics over the two-year period preceding October 1 or November 1 of the year prior to the thresholds in Singapore currency becoming effective which will be from January 1.

3. Singapore shall consult if a major change in its national currency relative to the SDR or to the national currency of another Party were to create a significant problem with regard to the application of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement).

Section I: Procurement Information

All information on government procurement is published on GeBIZ Singapore Government.

Section J: Transitional Measures

None.

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