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GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT: THE PLURILATERAL AGREEMENT

Thresholds in Annexes 1, 2 and 3 of Appendix 1 of the Government Procurement Agreement (expressed in SDR)

     SEE ALSO:Thresholds in Appendix I of the Agreement as expressed in national currencies

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SDR (Special Drawing Rights)

COUNTRY ANNEX 1 ANNEX 2 ANNEX 3
  Goods Services except construction services Construction services Goods Services except construction services Construction services Goods Services except construction services Construction services
Armenia 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,00 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Canada 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 355,000 355,000 5,000,000 355,000 355,000 5,000,000
European Union (and its member States) 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Hong Kong, China 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 n.a n.a n.a 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Iceland 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Israel 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 250,000 250,000 5,000,000 355,000 355,000 5,000,000
Japan 130,000 130,000 4,500,000
   
  
Architectural services: 450,000
200,000 200,000 15,000,000
  
   
Architectural services: 1,500,000
130,000 130,000 4,500,000 or 15,000,000
  
Architectural services: 450,000
Korea 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 15,000,000 450,000   15,000,000
Liechtenstein 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Netherlands- Aruba 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 n.a. n.a. n.a. 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Norway 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Singapore 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 n.a n.a n.a 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Switzerland 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
Chinese Taipei 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 200,000 200,000 5,000,000 400,000 400,000 5,000,000
United States 130,000 130,000 5,000,000 355,000 355,000 5,000,000 250,000 (USD) or 400,000 250,000 (USD) or 400,000 5,000,000

Annex 1: Central government entities
Annex 2: Sub-central government entities
Annex 3: All other entities which procure in accordance with the Agreement, in general public enterprises or public authorities such as utilities.