Global Procurement Initiative

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Launched in 2013, USTDA’s Global Procurement Initiative (GPI) educates public officials in emerging markets on how to establish procurement practices and policies that integrate life-cycle cost analysis and best value determination in a fair, transparent manner. The GPI helps partner countries acquire high-quality, long-lasting technologies, while building smart, sustainable infrastructure with overall savings to their government. These procurement methods also open markets to greater international competition. USTDA’s toolkit allows the GPI to deploy tailored support to the following partner countries. The GPI is also able to leverage the expertise of its institutional partners and collaborators, which include universities, multilateral development banks and government entities.
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Partner Countries
Botswana flag
Botswana
Brazil flag
Brazil
Colombia flag
Colombia
Dominican Republic flag
Dominican Republic
Ethiopia flag
Ethiopia
India flag
India (State of Maharashtra)
Indonesia flag
Indonesia
Jamaica
Flag of Kenya, GPI Partner Country
Kenya
Mexico flag
Mexico
Panama flag
Panama
Philippines flag
Philippines
Romania flag
Romania
Vietnam flag
Vietnam
Partner Organizations
African Development Bank logo
African Development Bank
The George Washington University Government Procurement Law Program logo
George Washington University Government Procurement Law Program
The World Bank logo
World Bank
Government of Japan - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry logo
Government of Japan – Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade logo
Government of Australia – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Collaborators
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development logo
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Inter-American Development Bank logo
Inter-American Development Bank
Asian Development Bank logo
Asian Development Bank
Power Africa

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USTDA, Brazil Expand Global Procurement Initiative Partnership
Press Release

Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced a five-year expansion of its partnership with Brazil’s Ministry of Economy to support high-quality public infrastructure across…

Vinai Thummalapally Appointed USTDA Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer; Assumes Role of Acting Director
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Arlington, VA –Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. appointed Vinai Thummalapally to serve as the Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Trade…

President Biden to Nominate Enoh T. Ebong as USTDA Director
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Arlington, VA – Today, President Joseph R. Biden announced his intent to nominate Enoh T. Ebong as the Director of the U.S. Trade and Development…

USTDA Generates Record Results for U.S. Exporters
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Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced a record-breaking return on investment and the highest since its founding in 1992. USTDA…

Kenya Joins USTDA’s Global Procurement Initiative
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Arlington, VA – This week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency welcomed Kenya as its 14th partner under the Global Procurement Initiative (GPI): Understanding Best…