FREE TRADE AREA OF THE
SIXTH MEETING OF MINISTERS OF TRADE
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
APRIL 7, 2001
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE NEGOTIATING GROUPS
G) GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT.
1. We instruct the Negotiating Group on Government Procurement to identify, by the deadline of April 1, 2002 the scope and details of the statistical information that countries should make available for exchange among themselves and to support their negotiations.
2. We instruct the Negotiating Group on Government Procurement to submit recommendations to the Trade Negotiations Committee on the guidelines, procedures and deadlines for negotiations, by April 1, 2002, for their evaluation by the TNC during its first meeting following that date, in order to initiate negotiations no later than May 15, 2002.