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32.202-3 Conducting market research about financing terms.

32.202-3 Conducting market research about financing terms.

Contract financing may be a subject included in the market research conducted in accordance with part  10 . If market research for contract financing is conducted, the contracting officer should consider-

      (a) The extent to which other buyers provide contract financing for purchases in that market;

      (b) The overall level of financing normally provided;

      (c) The amount or percentages of any payments equivalent to commercial advance payments (see 32.202-2);

      (d) The basis for any payments equivalent to commercial interim payments (see 32.001), as well as the frequency, and amounts or percentages; and

      (e) Methods of liquidation of contract financing payments and any special or unusual payment terms applicable to delivery payments (see 32.001).