Tag: works concessions

Montenegro Joins GPA

With the addition of Montenegro, 44 WTO Members now open procurement under the GPA. On July 15, Montenegro became the 16th party to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), following its ratification of the Agreement. The WTO Committee on Government

PPPs #2: EU Works Concessions under Trade Agreements


The European Union (EU) covers public works concessions – a form of public-private partnerships (PPPs) – under the revised WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), as well as under bilateral agreements. Under the GPA, the EU limits its

PPPs #1: Public-Private Partnerships under the GPA

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Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly of interest to governments as a means of providing public infrastructure assets and services. This post is the first of a series that will examine PPPs from the perspective of international trade

BOT Contracts and Works Concessions in TTIP

 The U.S. and the EU should exchange coverage of build-operate-transfer contracts and works concessions in the TTIP.  In the negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the United States and the European Union (EU) should aim