This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Restrictions on exports to casino gaming operators from UK to Louisiana, United States

in United States

Trade barrier summary

This affects exporters looking to win contracts for goods and services with casino gaming operators in Louisiana, United States. The Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation in purchasing or contracting for goods and services, must give preference and priority to Louisiana residents, vendors and suppliers if reasonably possible to do so without added expense, substantial inconvenience or sacrifice in operational efficiency.

In selecting a casino operator, the Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation must give preference to an operator who demonstrates a willingness and ability to purchase and contract for goods and services from or with Louisiana residents, laborers, vendors and suppliers.

Therefore, UK businesses are at a disadvantage when looking to secure contracts with these operators.

Sectors affected

  • Consumer and retail



Date reported

20 August 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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