Spotlight On Your State: Tennessee
International trade agreements can bind state policies to restrictive government procurement rules.
- Tennessee governors have committed the state to be bound to the following trade agreements' restrictive government procurement provisions:
- World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (for a list of the 38 countries party to the WTO AGP, click here)
- U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
- U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement
Under the WTO GATS state policies can be bound to international rules on service-sectors