Public Procurement Experiences in the EU and the US After the 1994 Government Procurement Agreement - A Survey

01-04-1997

In most market economies the public sector represents a substantial share of intermediate and final demand. This working document analyses the different nature of EU and US procurement patterns, the potential impact resulting in equivalent market access may be relatively limited. The US has a concentrated procurement pattern; the EU is still in the procedss of liberalising its own international procurement market.

In most market economies the public sector represents a substantial share of intermediate and final demand. This working document analyses the different nature of EU and US procurement patterns, the potential impact resulting in equivalent market access may be relatively limited. The US has a concentrated procurement pattern; the EU is still in the procedss of liberalising its own international procurement market.