MEMO from OMB
MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
SUBJECT: Buying for America
Through smart buying for America, we will deliver the services our citizens need more rapidly while strengthening our nation’s economic recovery from the effects of the pandemic. The Federal Government is the largest and single-most impactful buyer in the world. In Fiscal Year 2019, federal buying offices across the Nation spent more than a half trillion dollars for products and services – almost half of our discretionary budget. The government transacted with nearly 130,000 entities, two-thirds of which are small businesses, for a wide range of needs, from defense and construction to information technology (IT), health care, professional services and transportation and logistics. More than 90 percent of the products purchased were U.S.-made.
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