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Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA)

  

The Berry Amendment

Qualifying Countries Under DFARS 225.872-1


    For certain exceptions to Berry, such as the procurement of chemical warfare protective clothing and para-aramid fibers and yarns, such products can be procured from "qualifying countries", meaning that domestic source requirements do not apply. Qualifying countries are identified in DFARS 225.872-1. See items 11 and 12 on the Berry Amendment webpage "Exceptions".

    Qualifying countries are:

    Australia
    Austria
    Belgium
    Canada
    Czech Republic
      Denmark
      Egypt
      Finland
      France
      Germany
      Greece
      Israel
      Italy
      Luxembourg
      Netherlands
      Norway
      Poland
      Portugal
      Spain
      Sweden
      Switzerland
      Turkey
      United Kingdom