Small Business Set-Asides: Closing the FAR Loophole to “Made in China,” Non-TAA Products

Federal News Network (Opinion) – The Coalition for Government Procurement offers a striking example of a self-imposed challenge that should be addressed immediately by the FAR Council. The government supports the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of our nation’s small businesses through laws that establish certain preferences for federal small business contracting. However, a strange regulatory anomaly exists that, despite continuing efforts to address supply chain resiliency, provides back door access to the federal market for goods that are made in China. Please click here to read more.