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).