EU initiates WTO dispute complaint regarding Egyptian import registration requirements

The European Union has requested WTO dispute consultations with Egypt concerning certain registration requirements for foreign entities owning trademarks and importing products into Egypt. The request was circulated to WTO members on 27 January.

FOOD-6480 – USA (Beaufort, South Carolina) – Vending Services – Deadline February 18,2022

Posted Date : January 27,2022
Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID : FOOD-6480
Government Authority located in Beaufort, South Carolina; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for vending services.
[A] Budget: Looking for Proposals
[B] Scope of Service:
(1) Vendor needs to provide vending services for four campuses to the government authority located in Beaufort, SC.
– Food sold through vending machines and offered to patrons of vending machines shall be sound and free from spoilage, filth or other contamination and shall be sage for human consumption.
– Contractor shall furnish, install, maintain and operate at his or her own expenses such vending machines, as may be mutually agreed upon by the contractor and state.
– The college will not be responsible for any goods purchased by the contractor or for any other obligations or liabilities assumed or created by the contractor in the performance of this contract.
– Vending machine manufacturers, food and beverage products and maximum selling prices have been established by the state.
(2) All the questions must be submitted no later than February 14, 2022
(3) The contract period will be for five years.

[C] Eligibility:
– Onshore (US Organization Only);
[D] Work Performance:
Performance of the work will be Offsite. Vendor needs to carry work in their office location.
Budget :
Deadline to Submit Proposals: February 18,2022
Cost to Download This RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Document : 5 US$

SURG-3628 – USA (Baltimore, Maryland) – Medical Supplies – Deadline February 1,2022

Posted Date : January 27,2022
Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID : SURG-3628
Government authority located in Baltimore, Maryland; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for medical supplies.
[A] Budget: Looking for Proposal
[B] Scope of Service:
(1) Vendor needs to provide medical supplies including gloves, KC500 purple nitrile, MED, latex free, powder free, 9.5 in cuff 100/bx 10bx/cs, and gloves, KC500 purple nitrile, LG, latex free, powder free, 9.5 in cuff 100/bx 10bx/cs to the government authority located in Baltimore, MD.
 

[C] Eligibility:
– Onshore (US Organization Only);
[D] Work Performance:
Performance of the work will be Offsite.
Budget :
Deadline to Submit Proposals: February 01,2022
Cost to Download This RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Document : 5 US$

USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Community Infrastructure for People Living in Rural Towns Across the Country

BESSEMER, Ala., Jan. 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that USDA is investing $1 billion to build and improve critical community facilities in 48 states, Puerto Rico and Guam (PDF, 449 KB). This infrastructure funding will increase access to health care, education and public safety while spurring community development and building sound infrastructure for people living in rural communities.

Farm talks forge ahead despite MC12 uncertainty

WTO negotiators started off the new year by seeking a way forward for the agricultural talks after the postponement of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) late last year. At a meeting on 24 January, the Chair of the agriculture negotiating group, Ambassador Gloria Abraham Peralta (Costa Rica), emphasised the need to maintain the good momentum of negotiations and make the best use of the extra time gained before ministers next meet.

High-Dose Convalescent Plasma for Treatment of Severe COVID-19

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DDG Ellard outlines state of play in the WTO negotiations

Speaking at BusinessEurope’s Morning Talks on 25 January, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard outlined the state of negotiations in the WTO after the postponement of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) at the end of November 2021 due to the COVID-19 situation. She addressed the response to the pandemic, including the TRIPS waiver, as well as fisheries subsidies, WTO reform and other issues.

Arbitrator issues decision in US-China dispute over subsidy duties

On 26 January, a WTO arbitrator issued a decision on the level of countermeasures China may request in its dispute with the United States regarding US countervailing duties on certain products from China (DS437).

SURG-3627 – USA (Butner, North Carolina) – Personal Protective Equipment – Deadline February 7,2022

Posted Date : January 26,2022
Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID : SURG-3627
Government Authority located in Butner, North Carolina; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for personal protective equipment.
[A] Budget: Looking for Proposals
[B] Scope of Service:
(1) Vendor needs to provide personal protective equipment to the government authority located in Butner, NC.
– Size Small, color black
– Size Medium, color royal blue
– Size Large, color grey
• Washable
• Reusable
• Latex free
• Made with durable plastic
(2) Contract period will be for one year.
(3) All question must be submitted no later than January 28, 2022.

[C] Eligibility:
– Onshore (USA Organization Only);
[D] Work Performance:
Performance of the work will be Offsite. Vendor needs to carry work in their office location.
Budget :
Deadline to Submit Proposals: February 07,2022
Cost to Download This RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Document : 5 US$