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

Section A: Central Government Entities

Thresholds:

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to procurement by the Central Level of Government Entities listed in this Section where the value of the procurement is estimated, in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula), to equal or exceed the following relevant threshold:

2. The monetary thresholds set out in paragraph 1 shall be adjusted in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula) of this Schedule.

List of Entities:

1. Ejecutivo (Executive)

Note to Section A

Unless otherwise specified within this Section, all agencies subordinate to those listed are covered by this Agreement.

Section B: Sub-Central Government Entities

Thresholds:

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to procurement by the Sub-Central Level of Government Entities listed in this Section where the value of the procurement is estimated, in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula), to equal or exceed the following relevant threshold:

2. The monetary thresholds set out in paragraph 1 shall be adjusted in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula) of this Schedule.

List of Entities:

1. Gobiernos Regionales(Regional Governments)

2. All Municipalities

Note to Section B

Chile offers the entities listed under this Section only to those Parties that assume equivalent commitments at the sub-central levelFootnote 1. In the case of the Parties that currently do not have entities at this level of government, Chile could extend the benefits of this Section to the Parties that make improvements to their respective coverage under Section A or C.

Section C: Other Entities

Thresholds:

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to entities listed in this Section where the value of the procurement is estimated, in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula), to equal or exceed:

2. The monetary thresholds set out in paragraph 1 shall be adjusted in accordance with Section H (Threshold Adjustment Formula) of this Schedule.

3. This Section shall cover only those entities specifically listed below.

List of Entities:

Section D: Goods

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

Section E: Services

Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to all services procured by the entities listed in Sections A, B and C, except the following:

Financial Services

All classes

Section F: Construction Services

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to all construction services procured by the entities listed in Sections A, B and C, unless otherwise specified in Chapter 15 (Government Procurement), including this Schedule.

2. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to construction services intended for Isla de Pascua (Easter Island).

Section G: General Notes

1. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to any form of preference to benefit micro, small and medium sized enterprises.

2. For greater certainty, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to:

Section H: Threshold Adjustment Formula

1. The threshold shall be adjusted in every even-numbered year with each adjustment taking effect on January 1, beginning on January 1 of first even-numbered year after the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Chile.

2. Every two years, Chile shall calculate and publish the value of the thresholds under Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) expressed in Chilean pesos. These calculations shall be based on the conversion rates published by the International Monetary Fund in its monthly International Financial Statistics.

3. The conversion rates shall be the average of the daily values of the Chilean peso in terms of the Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) over the two-year period preceding October 1 of the year before the adjusted thresholds are to take effect.

4. Chile shall consult if a major change in its national currency relative to the SDRs 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 procurements is published on the following websites:

ChileCompra

MercadoPublico.cl

Mop

DiariOficial

Section J: Transitional Measures

None.

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