TAA Compliance : What does TAA mean and how does it affect you?

Created on: May 14, 2019


General Information

TAA stands for Trade Agreements Act, and is an act of congress passed in 1979 that requires all items sourced for GSA Schedule Contracts  to be manufactured or "substantially transformed" in the United States or a TAA designated country. These countries consist of :

  1. World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement Countries;
  2. Free Trade Agreement Countries;
  3. Least Developed Countries; and
  4. Caribbean Basin Countries


The full list of countries can be found below.



AfghanistanFinlandNew Zealand
AngolaFranceNicaragua
Antigua & BarbudaGambiaNiger
ArmeniaGermanyNorway
ArubaGreeceOman
AustraliaGrenadaPanama
AustriaGuatemalaPeru
BahamasGuineaPoland
BahrainGuinea-BissauPortugal
BangladeshGuyanaRomania
BarbadosHaitiRwanda
BelgiumHondurasSaba
BelizeHong KongSamoa
BeninHungarySao Tome & Principe
BhutanIcelandSenegal
BonaireIrelandSierra Leone
British Virgin IslandsIsraelSingapore
BulgariaItalySint Eustatius
Burkina FasoJamaicaSint Maarten
BurundiJapanSlovak Republic
CambodiaKiribatiSlovenia
CanadaKorea (Republic of)Solomon Islands
Central African RepublicLaosSomalia
ChadLatviaSouth Sudan
ChileLesothoSpain
ColombiaLiberiaSt. Kitts & Nevis
ComorosLiechtensteinSt. Lucia
Costa RicaLithuaniaSt. Vincent & the Grenadines
CroatiaLuxembourgSweden
CuracaoMadagascarSwitzerland
CyprusMalawiTaiwan
Czech RepublicMaliTanzania
Democratic Republic of CongoMaltaTimor-Leste
DenmarkMauritaniaTogo
DjiboutiMexicoTrinidad & Tobago
DominicaMoldovaTuvalu
Dominican RepublicMontenegroUganda
El SalvadorMontserratUkraine
Equatorial GuineaMoroccoUnited Kingdom
EritreaMozambiqueVanuatu
EstoniaNepalYemen
EthiopiaNetherlandsZambia




TAA Compliant Power Cords

TAA Compliant power cords are quite commonly requested for use in government projects. World Cord Sets can offer a wide variety of options to keep you in compliance with the Trade Agreements Act. We have the ability to manufacture power cords and data cables in the United States and Taiwan, allowing you to choose the right combination of lead time and price to fit your requirements. 


Contact our sales office at (860) 763-2100 to request a TAA compliant power cord quote. 


Brian @ Woco

Author:

Brian Sackett
Marketing & Development

TAA Compliance : What does TAA mean and how does it affect you?

Created on: May 14, 2019


General Information

TAA stands for Trade Agreements Act, and is an act of congress passed in 1979 that requires all items sourced for GSA Schedule Contracts  to be manufactured or "substantially transformed" in the United States or a TAA designated country. These countries consist of :

  1. World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement Countries;
  2. Free Trade Agreement Countries;
  3. Least Developed Countries; and
  4. Caribbean Basin Countries


The full list of countries can be found below.



AfghanistanFinlandNew Zealand
AngolaFranceNicaragua
Antigua & BarbudaGambiaNiger
ArmeniaGermanyNorway
ArubaGreeceOman
AustraliaGrenadaPanama
AustriaGuatemalaPeru
BahamasGuineaPoland
BahrainGuinea-BissauPortugal
BangladeshGuyanaRomania
BarbadosHaitiRwanda
BelgiumHondurasSaba
BelizeHong KongSamoa
BeninHungarySao Tome & Principe
BhutanIcelandSenegal
BonaireIrelandSierra Leone
British Virgin IslandsIsraelSingapore
BulgariaItalySint Eustatius
Burkina FasoJamaicaSint Maarten
BurundiJapanSlovak Republic
CambodiaKiribatiSlovenia
CanadaKorea (Republic of)Solomon Islands
Central African RepublicLaosSomalia
ChadLatviaSouth Sudan
ChileLesothoSpain
ColombiaLiberiaSt. Kitts & Nevis
ComorosLiechtensteinSt. Lucia
Costa RicaLithuaniaSt. Vincent & the Grenadines
CroatiaLuxembourgSweden
CuracaoMadagascarSwitzerland
CyprusMalawiTaiwan
Czech RepublicMaliTanzania
Democratic Republic of CongoMaltaTimor-Leste
DenmarkMauritaniaTogo
DjiboutiMexicoTrinidad & Tobago
DominicaMoldovaTuvalu
Dominican RepublicMontenegroUganda
El SalvadorMontserratUkraine
Equatorial GuineaMoroccoUnited Kingdom
EritreaMozambiqueVanuatu
EstoniaNepalYemen
EthiopiaNetherlandsZambia




TAA Compliant Power Cords

TAA Compliant power cords are quite commonly requested for use in government projects. World Cord Sets can offer a wide variety of options to keep you in compliance with the Trade Agreements Act. We have the ability to manufacture power cords and data cables in the United States and Taiwan, allowing you to choose the right combination of lead time and price to fit your requirements. 


Contact our sales office at (860) 763-2100 to request a TAA compliant power cord quote. 


Brian @ Woco

Author:

Brian Sackett
Marketing & Development