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Section 252.225-7035: Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program Certificate.

As prescribed in 225.1101(10), use the following provision:

BUY AMERICAN ACT-FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS-BALANCE OF PAYMENTS PROGRAM CERTIFICATE (DEC 2009)

        (a) Definitions. “Bahrainian end product,” “commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item,” “component,” “domestic end product,” “Free Trade Agreement country,” “Free Trade Agreement country end product,” “foreign end product,” “Moroccan end product,” “qualifying country end product,” and “United States,” as used in this provision, have the meanings given in the Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program clause of this solicitation.

        (b) Evaluation. The Government-

            (1) Will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of Part 225 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; and

            (2) For line items subject to Free Trade Agreements, will evaluate offers of qualifying country end products or Free Trade Agreement country end products other than Bahrainian end products or Moroccan end products without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American Act or the Balance of Payments Program.

        (c) Certifications and identification of country of origin.

            (1) For all line items subject to the Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program clause of this solicitation, the offeror certifies that-

                (i) Each end product, except the end products listed in paragraph (c)(2) of this provision, is a domestic end product; and

                (ii) Components of unknown origin are considered to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States or a qualifying country.

            (2) The offeror shall identify all end products that are not domestic end products.

                (i) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are qualifying country (except Australian or Canadian) end products:

                (Line Item Number) (Country of Origin)

                (ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products other than Bahrainian end products or Moroccan end products:

                (Line Item Number) (Country of Origin)

                (iii) The following supplies are other foreign end products, including end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (ii) of the definition of “domestic end product”:

                (Line Item Number) (Country of Origin (If known))

(End of provision)

ALTERNATE I (OCT 2006)

As prescribed in 225.1101(10), substitute the phrase “Canadian end product” for the phrases “Bahrainian end product,” “Free Trade Agreement country,” “Free Trade Agreement country end product,” and “Moroccan end product” in paragraph (a) of the basic provision; and substitute the phrase “Canadian end products” for the phrase “Free Trade Agreement country end products other than Bahrainian end products or Moroccan end products” in paragraphs (b)(2) and (c)(2)(ii) of the basic provision.




 
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