1 This Agreement covers the procurement of all goods procured by the entities listed in annex 1 through 3, unless otherwise specified in this Agreement.
2 For contracts awarded by the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport2 and by other entities responsible for defence and security, such as the Federal Customs Administration with regard to equipment for Border Guard and Customs Officers, the following goods are covered by the Agreement1: show more/less
Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement
Metallic ores, slag and ash
Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation, bituminous substances, mineral waxes
Inorganic chemicals, organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radio-active elements and isotopes
Tanning and dyeing extracts, tannings and their derivatives, dyes, colours, paints and varnishes, putty, fillers and stoppings, inks
Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes polishing and scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes and 'dental waxes'
Albuminoidal substances, glues, enzymes
Explosives, pyrotechnic products, matches, pyrophoric alloys, certain combustible preparations
Photographic and cinematographic products
Miscellaneous industrial chemicals
Artificial resins and plastic materials, articles thereof
Rubber, synthetic rubber, factice, and articles thereof
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Articles of leather, saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags and similar containers, articles of animal gut
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures thereof
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal
Cork and articles of cork
Manufactures of straw of esparto and of other plaiting materials
Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry, manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Man-made filaments, except:
Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn
Woven fabrics of artificial filament yarn
Man-made staple fibres except
Yarn and woven fabrics of man-made or synthetic staple fibres
Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage ropes and cables and articles thereof, except:
Knotted netting of twine, cordage or rope; made up fishing nets and other made up nets, of textile materials
Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Headgear and parts thereof
Umbrellas, sunshades, walking-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down, artificial flowers, articles of human hair
Articles of stone, of plaster, of cement, of asbestos, of mica and of similar materials
Glass and glassware
Pearls, precious and semi-precious stones, precious metals, rolled precious metals, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery, coins
Iron and steel
Articles of iron or steel
Copper and articles thereof
Nickel and articles thereof
Aluminium and articles thereof
Lead and articles thereof
Zinc and articles thereof
Tin and articles thereof
Other base metals employed in metallurgy and articles thereof
Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal, parts thereof
Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances, parts thereof, except:
Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles of which only:
Shavers, hair clippers and hair-removing appliances, etc.
Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters, etc.
Boards, panels, consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases, etc.
Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of heading 8535, 8536 or 85.37, etc.
Electric filament or discharge lamps, etc.
Thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes, etc.
Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof, except:
Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete-mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile workshops, mobile radiological units), etc.
Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705, etc.
Tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, motorized, whether or not fitted with weapons, and parts of such vehicles, etc
Ships, boats and floating structures
Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof, except:
Direction finding compasses, other navigational instruments and appliances, etc.
Surveying, hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, etc.
Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis, etc.
Clocks and watches and parts thereof
Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques
1 The tariff headings listed by Switzerland are those of the Harmonized System as defined in the International Convention of 14 June 1983 on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System. This Convention entered into force in Switzerland on 1 January 1988 (RS 0.632.11).
2 With the exception of the Federal Office of Topography (swissstopo) and the Federal Office of Sport (FOSPO)