23 Apr 90
OICC Far East
INTERNATIONAL BALANCE OF PAYMENTS (IBOP) PROCEDURES
(a) Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 25 and DOD
Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFAR) Part
COMNAVFORJAPANINST 4230.15 Series
(c) MIL-HDBK-1010/l, Cost Engineering; Policy and
Procedures dtd 16 Oct 89
(d) DOD Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFAR)
Planned Procedure for IBOP Analysis
Procurement of CONUS Materials
IBOP Analysis Procedure
IBOP Sample "A"
IBOP Sample "B"
Government Estimate Cover Sheet
USFJ Form 380EJ; Customes Free Import or Export of
Cargo or Customs Declaration of Personal Property
Reference (a) states the following.
F o r construction, r e p a i r , and maintenance of real property
c o n t r a c t s outside the United States, U.S. Materials and Equipment
(U.S. Domestic End Products) will be furnished, only when the cost
of the U.S. Items (U.S. Domestic End Products including costs
a s s o c i a t e d with transportation, h a n d l i n g and installation) does
n o t exceed the cost of acceptable foreign items (foreign country
end products; non-U.S. material). plus 50%. Part 225.302 of
r e f e r e n c e (a) states that the IBOP evaluation is normally
a c c o m p l i s h e d in the estimating process prior to solicitation.
"Domestic End Product" means U.S. material.
"Foreign End Product" means non-U.S. material.
2 . Reference (a) provides for the following exceptions for our
" S m a l l purchases-aquisitions by contracting officers
l o c a t e d outside the United States (Japan) , which are estimated not
t o exceed $25,000 in foreign cost.
b. Materials concerning "maintenance and repair of
foreign-made vehicles, equipment, machinery and systems"