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

Section A: Central Government Entities

Thresholds:

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

Goods and Services

US$79,507

Construction Services

US$10,335,931

List of Entities:

1. Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Feeding), includes:

2. Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Ministry of Communication and Transportation), includes:

3. Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (Ministry of National Defense)

4. Secretaría de Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano (Ministry of Agrarian Territorial and Urban Development), includes:

5. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (Ministry of Social Development), includes:

6. Secretaría de Economía (Ministry of Economy), includes:

7. Secretaría de Educación Pública (Ministry of Public Education), includes:

8. Secretaría de Energía (Ministry of Energy), includes:

9. Secretaría de la Función Pública (Ministry of Public Administration), includes:

10. Secretaría de Gobernación (Ministry of Government), includes:

11. Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (Ministry of Finance and Public Credit), includes:

12. Secretaría de Marina (Ministry of Navy)

13. Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources), includes:

14. Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (Ministry of Foreign Relations), includes:

15. Secretaría de Salud (Ministry of Health), includes:

16. Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare), includes:

17. Secretaría de Turismo (Ministry of Tourism), includes:

18. Procuraduría General de la República (Office of the Attorney General of the Republic)

19. Centro de Ingeniería y Desarrollo Industrial (Engineering and Industrial Development Center)

20. Comisión Nacional de Libros de Texto Gratuitos (National Commission of Free Textbooks)

21. Comisión Nacional de las Zonas Áridas (National Commission on Arid Zones)

22. Consejo Nacional de Fomento Educativo (National Educational Development Council)

Note to Section A

English translation of entities listed in this Section is only provided for the purposes of reference; it is not an official translation.

Section B: Sub-Central Government Entities

None.

Section C: Other Entities

Thresholds:

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

Goods and Services

US$397,535

Construction Services

US$12,721,740

List of Other Entities:

1. Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México, S.A. de C.V. (International Airport of México City)

2. Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA) (Airports and Auxiliary Services)

3. Caminos y Puentes Federales de Ingresos y Servicios Conexos (CAPUFE) (Federal Toll Roads and Bridges and Related Services)

4. Centro de Integración Juvenil, A.C (Youth Integration Centers)

5. Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) (Federal Electricity Commision)

6. Comisión Nacional del Agua (National Water Commision)

7. Comisión Nacional Forestal (National Forestry Commision)

8.Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indigenas (National Commision for the Development of Indigenous People)

9.Comisión para la Regularización de la Tenencia de la Tierra (Commision for the Regularization of Land Tenure)

10. Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) (National Science and Technology Council)

11.Consejo de Promoción Turística de México, S.A. de C.V. (México Tourism Board)

12. Distribuidora Impulsora Comercial de Conasupo S.A. de C.V. (Diconsa) (Commercial Distributor and Trade Prmotion)

13. Ferrocarril del Istmo de Tehuantepec, S.A. de C.V. (Railroad of the Itsmo de Tehuatepec)

14. Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México S.A. de C.V. (Airport Group of México City)

15. Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (Mexican Institute of Cinematography)

16. Instituto Mexicano de la Juventud (Mexican Youth Institute)

17. Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) (Mexican Social Security Institute)

18. Instituto Nacional de la Infraestructura Física Educativa (National Institute of Physical Educational Infrastructure)

19. Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (Women National Institute)

20. Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial(Mexican Institute of Industrial Property)

21. Instituto Nacional de las Personas Adultas Mayores (Natiotal Institute for the Elderly)

22. Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSSTE) (Social Security and Services for Government Employees Institute)

23. Instituto de Seguridad Social para las Fuerzas Armadas Mexicanas (Social Security for the Mexican Armed Forces Institute)

24. Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los Adultos (National Institute for Adult Education)

25. Leche Industrializada Conasupo S.A. de C.V. (Liconsa) (No incluye la compra de bienes agricolas adquiridos para programas de apoyo a la agricultura o bienes para la alimentacion humana) (Conasupo Industrialized Milk) (Not including procurements of agricultural goods made in furtherance of agricultural support programs or human feeding programs)

26. Lotería Nacional para la Asistencia Pública (National Lottery for Public Assistance)

27. NOTIMEX S.A. de C.V.

28. Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) (Mexican Petroleum) (No inlcuye las compras de combustibles y gas) (Not including procurements of fuels or gas)

29. Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor (Federal Office of The Attorney for Consumers)

30. Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública (Forecasting for Public Assistance)

31. Servicio Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México, S.A. de C.V. (Airport Services of México City)

32. Servicio Geológico Mexicano (Mexican Geological Service)

33. Servicio Postal Mexicano (Mexican Postal Services)

34. Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF) (No inluye las compras de bienes agricolas adquiridos para programas de apoyo a la agricultura o bienes para la alimentacion humana) (National System for Integral Family Development) (Not including procurements of agricultural goods made in furtherance of agricultural support programs or human feeding programs).

35. Talleres Gráficos de México (National Printers of Mexico)

36.Telecomunicaciones de México (TELECOM) (Telecommunications of México)

Notes to Section C

1. English translation of entities listed in this Section is only provided for the purposes of reference; it is not an official translation.

2. For Brunei, Malaysia, New Zealand and Viet Nam, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to procurement by entities listed in this Section.

Section D: Goods

Unless otherwise specified, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall cover all goods that are procured by the entities listed in Sections A and C.  However, for procurement by the Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (Ministry of National Defense) and the Secretaría de Marina (Ministry of Navy) only the following goods are included in the coverage of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement):

(Note: numbers refer to the Federal Supply Classification (FSC) codes)

Federal Supply Classification
FSCDescription
22Railway equipment
23Ground effect vehicles, motor vehicles, trailers and cycles (except buses in 2310; and military trucks and trailers in 2320 and 2330 and tracked combat, assault and tactical vehicles in 2350)
24Tractors
25Vehicular equipment components
26Tires and tubes
29Engine accessories
30Mechanical power transmission equipment
32Woodworking machinery and equipment
34Metal-working machinery
35Service and trade equipment
36Special industry machinery
37Agricultural machinery and equipment
38Construction, mining, excavating, and highway maintenance equipment
39Materials handling equipment
40Rope, cable, chain, and fittings
41Refrigeration, air conditioning, and air circulating equipment
42Firefighting, rescue, and safety equipment; and environmental protection equipment and materials
43Pumps and compressors
44Furnace, steam plant, and drying equipment; and nuclear reactors
45Plumbing, heating, and waste disposal equipment
46Water purification and sewage treatment equipment
47Pipe, tubing, hose, and fittings
48Valves
49Maintenance and repair shop equipment
52Measuring tools
53Hardware and abrasives
54Prefabricated structures and scaffolding
55Lumber, millwork, plywood, and veneer
56Construction and building materials
61Electric wire, and power and distribution equipment
62Lighting fixtures and lamps
63Alarm, signal and security detection systems
65Medical, dental, and veterinary equipment and supplies
66Instruments and laboratory equipment
67Photographic equipment
68Chemicals and chemical products
69Training aids and devices
70Automatic data processing equipment (including firmware), software, supplies and support equipment
71Furniture
72Household and commercial furnishings and appliances
73Food preparation and serving equipment
74Office machines, text processing systems and visible record equipment
75Office supplies and devices
76Books, maps, and other publications (except 7650: drawings and specifications)
77Musical instruments, phonographs, and home-type radios
78Recreational and athletic equipment
79Cleaning equipment and supplies
80Brushes, paints, sealers, and adhesives
81Containers, packaging, and packing supplies
85Toiletries
87Agricultural supplies
88Live animals
91Fuels, lubricants, oils, and waxes
93Nonmetallic fabricated materials
94Nonmetallic crude materials
96Ores, minerals, and their primary products (except 9620: minerals, natural and synthetic)
99Miscellaneous

Section E: Services

Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not cover the procurement of the following services identified in accordance with the North American Free trade Agreement (NAFTA) Common Classification System, Appendix 1001.1b-2-B of NAFTA that are procured by entities listed in Sections A and C:

North American Free trade Agreement (NAFTA) Common Classification System
ClassificationServices
AResearch and Development
All classes
CArchitecture and Engineering Services
    C130Restoration (only for preservation of historic sites and buildings)
DInformation Processing and Related Telecommunications Services
    D304ADP Telecommunications and Transmissions Services except for those services that are classified as enhanced or value added, defined as telecommunications services using computerized processing systems, which: (a) act on the format, content, code, protocol or similar aspects of the information transmitted by the user, (b) provide the customer with additional, different or restructured information, or (c) involve user interaction with stored information. For purposes of this provision, the acquisition of ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services do not include the ownership or furnishing of facilities for voice or data transmission services.
    D305ADP Services for Teleprocessing and Timeshare.
    D309Information and Data Broadcasting Services or Data Distribution Services.
    D316Telecommunications Network Management Services.
    D317Automated News Services, Data Services, or Other Information Services Buying Data (the electronic equivalent of books, periodicals, newspapers, etc.)
    D399Other ADP Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tape, CDs, etc.)
FNatural Resources Services.
    F011Pesticides/Insecticides Support Services
GHealth and Social Services.
All classes
JMaintenance, Repair, Modification, Rebuilding and Installation of Goods / Equipment
    J010Armament
    J011War Nuclear Material
    J012Fire Equipment and Control
    J013Ammunition and Explosives
    J014Guided Missiles
    J015Aircrafts and Aircraft Structures Components
    J016Aircrafts Components and Accessories
    J017Takeoff, Landing, and Ground Handling Aircraft Equipment
    J018Space Vehicles
    J019Shipments, Small Structures, Barges and Floating Docks
    J020Boats and Marine Equipment
    J022Rail Equipment
    J023Land Vehicles, Motored Vehicles, Trailers and Motorcycles
    J024Tractors
    J025Motor Vehicles Parts
    J998Non-nuclear Ships Repair
KCustodial Operations and Related Services (professional services only for protection, personal security installations carried out by armed guards)
    K103Fueling and Other Petroleum Services –Excluding Storage-
    K105Guard services (professional services only for protection, personal security and surveillance installations carried out by armed guards)
    K109Surveillance services (professional services only for protection, personal security and surveillance installations carried out by armed guards)
    K110Solid Fuel Handling Services
LFinancial and Related Services
All classes
RProfessional, Administrative and Management Support Services
    R003Legal Services
    R004Certifications and Accreditations for products and institutions other than Educational Institutions
    R012Patent and Trade Mark Services
    R016Personal Services Contracts
    R101Expert Witness (Only for legal services)
    R103Courier and Messenger Services
    R105Mail and Distribution Services (Post Office Services excluded)
    R106Post Office Services
    R116Court Reporting Services
    R200Military Recruitment
SUtilities
All classes
TCommunications, Photographic, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services
    T000Communications Studies
    T001Market Research and Public Opinion Services (Formerly Telephone and Field Interviews services, including Focus testing, Syndicated and attitude surveys)
Except for CPC 86503 Management Consulting Marketing Services.
    T002Communication Services (including Exhibit Services)
    T003Advertising Services
    T004Public Relations Services (Including Writing Services, Even Planning and Management, Media Relations, Radio and TV Analysis, Press Services)
    T005Arts / Graphics Services
    T008Film Processing Services
    T009Film / Video Production Services
    T010Microfiche Services
    T013General Photography Services - Still
    T014Print / Binding Services
    T015Reproduction Services
    T017General Photography Services - Motion
    T018Audio / Visual Services
    T099Other Communication, Photography, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services
UEducational and Training Services
    U003Reserves Training (Military)
    U010Certifications and Accreditations for Educational Institutions
VTransportation, Travel and Relocation Services
All classes (except V503 Travel Agent Services)
WLease and Rental of equipment which require patent protection, copyright or other proprietary rights.
    W058Communication, Detection and Coherent Radiation Equipment

Notes to Section E

1. The provisions of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to the operation of government facilities under concessions.

2. All services related to goods acquired by the Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (Ministry of National Defense) and the Secretaría de Marina (Ministry of Navy) that are not covered by Chapter 15 (Government Procurement), shall be excluded.

3. All services that are not excluded from the coverage of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall be subject to Chapter 10 (Cross-Border Trade in Services) and Annex I and Annex II of this Agreement.

4. The management and operating services contracts awarded to research and development centers operating with federal funds, or related to the implementation of research programmes sponsored by the government shall be excluded from the disciplines of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement).

5. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to the procurement of transportation services that are part of, or are incidental to a purchase contract.

Section F: Construction Services

Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall apply to all construction services procured by the entities listed in Sections A and C, identified in Division 51 of the United Nations Provisional Central Product Classification (CPC Prov) which can be found at: Detailed structure and explanatory notes, unless otherwise specified in Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) including this Schedule.

Section G: General Notes

The following General Notes shall apply to Chapter 15 (Government Procurement), including Sections A through F:

Transitional ProvisionsFootnote 1

PEMEX, CFE and Non-Energy Construction

1. Mexico may set aside from the obligations of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) for each calendar year following the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Mexico the respective percentage specified in paragraph 2 of:

2. The percentages referred to in paragraph 1 are as follows:

Percentages referred to in paragraph 1
YearPercentage
Year 150%
Year 245%
Year 345%
Year 440%
Year 540%
Percentages referred to in paragraph 1
YearPercentage
Year 635%
Year 735%
Year 830%
Year 930%
Year 10 and thereafter0%

3. The value of procurement contracts that are financed by loans from regional and multilateral financial institutions shall not be included in the calculation of the total value of procurement contracts under paragraphs 1 and 2.

4. Mexico shall ensure that the total value of the procurement contracts under any single FSC class (or other classification system agreed by the Parties) that are set aside by PEMEX or CFE under paragraphs 1 and 2 for any calendar year does not exceed 15 per cent of the total value of the procurement contracts that may be set aside by PEMEX or CFE for that year.

Pharmaceuticals

5. Until January 1 of the ninth calendar year following the entry into force of this Agreement for Mexico, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to the procurement by the Secretaría de Salud (Ministry of Health), IMSS, ISSSTE, Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (Ministry of National Defense) and the Secretaría de Marina (Ministry of Navy) of drugs that are not currently patented in Mexico or whose Mexican patents have expired. Nothing in this paragraph shall prejudice protection of intellectual property rights under Chapter 18 (Intellectual Property).

Permanent Provisions

6. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to procurements made:

7. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to public utility services (including telecommunication, transmission, water and energy services).

8. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to any transportation services including: land transportation (CPC 71); water transport (CPC 72); air transport (CPC 73); supporting and auxiliary transport (CPC 74); post and telecommunication (CPC 75); repair services of other transport equipment, on a fee or contractual basis (CPC 8868).

9. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to build-operate-transfer contracts and public works concessions contracts.

10. Notwithstanding any provision in Chapter 15 (Government Procurement), Mexico may set aside procurement contracts from the obligations of Chapter 15 (Government Procurement), subject to the following: Footnote 2

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12. The national security exception provided for in Article 29.2 (Security Exceptions) shall cover procurements made in support of safeguarding nuclear materials or technology.

13.

14. In the event that Mexico exceeds in any given year the total value of contracts it may set aside for that year in accordance with paragraph 10 of its Permanent Provisions or paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 of its Transitional Provisions, Mexico shall consult with the other Parties with a view to agreement on compensation in the form of additional procurement opportunities during the following year.  The consultations shall be without prejudice to the rights of any Party under Chapter 28 (Dispute Settlement).

15. Nothing in Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall be construed to require PEMEX to enter into risk-sharing contracts.

16. Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall not apply to contracts to be awarded to cooperatives and rural or urban unprivileged groups that the government branch or entity agreed directly with them in accordance with laws and regulations existing at the time of the entry into force of this Agreement for Mexico.

17. For greater certainty, Chapter 15 (Government Procurement) shall be interpreted in accordance with the following:

Section H: Thresholds Adjustment Formula

1. Notwithstanding the threshold values set out in sections A and C, in order to provide equivalence to the current value of the thresholds applied in the context of the NAFTA, Mexico shall, from the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Mexico, apply the NAFTA thresholds, as may be amended, instead of those mentioned in Sections A and C.

2. Mexico shall calculate and convert the value of the thresholds into Mexican pesos using the conversion rate of the Banco de México (Bank of Mexico). Its conversion rate shall be the existing value of the Mexican peso in terms of the U.S. dollar as of December 1 and June 1 of each year, or the first working day thereafter.  The conversion rate as of December 1 shall apply from January 1 to June 30 of the following year, and the conversion rate as of June 1 shall apply from July 1 to December 31 of that year.

3. Information related with thresholds shall be published in www.compranet.gob.mx

Section I: Procurement Information

Information on government procurement shall be published in the following websites:

www.dof.gob.mx

www.compranet.gog.mx

www.pemex.com

www.cfe.gob.mx

Section J: Transitional Measures

None.

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