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The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Aris C. Georgopulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis


As governments are major buyers of goods and services, foreign companies are keen to participate in procurement opportunities on an equal footing with national firms. This has given rise to the inclusion of procurement disciplines in trade agreements and to internationally agreed good regulatory practices. The contributions to this book examine how the dynamic mix of bilateral, regional, plurilateral, and international norms on government procurement is reflected in purchasing practices at the national level and whether these are leading to convergence in policies and approaches. The countries ... More

Keywords: government procurement, public purchasing, WTO, industrial policy, good regulatory practice

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198796749
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aris C. Georgopulos, editor
Assistant Professor in European and Public Law at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham and Head of the Research Unit for Strategic and Defence Procurement of the Public Procurement Research Group

Bernard Hoekman, editor
Professor, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the European University Institute and Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research

Petros C. Mavroidis, editor
Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and Professor of Law, University of Neuchatel

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Introduction and Overview

Aris Georgopoulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis

Part I International Focal Points for Procurement Disciplines

1 The Evolving GPA

Arwel Davies

2 Regional Trade Agreements and Procurement Rules

Robert D. Anderson, Anna Caroline Müller, and Philippe Pelletier

Part II Country studies

5 Public Procurement in the EU

Carlo Maria Cantore and Sübidey Togan

6 Public Procurement in Global and Regional Trade Agreements

Eliza Niewiadomska and Astghik Solomonyan

7 Public Procurement in Turkey

Sübidey Togan, Bedri Kamil Onur Taş, and Servet Alyanak

10 Government Procurement in US Trade Agreements

Gary Hufbauer and Tyler Moran

12 Public Procurement in Mexico

Eduardo Pérez Motta and Paulina Valladares

13 Public Procurement in Brazil

Cesar Pereira and Rafael Wallbach Schwind

16 Government Procurement, Preferences, and International Trading Rules

Memory Dube, Liezemarie Johannes, and David Lewis

Part III Taking Stock and Looking Forward

18 International Public Procurement

Lucian Cernat and Zornitsa Kutlina-Dimitrova

End Matter