Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Capacity Building

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

November 25, 2005

Opening Date

January 11, 2006


Bid Category

Recording & Transcribing Machines



1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 627 of March 2004.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit form the International Development Association toward the cost of Public Sector Capacity Building Program-(PSCAP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Supply and Installation of Recording and Transcribing Machines.

3.      The Ministry of Capacity Building- Programs Finance and Budget Administration Directorate now invites sealed bids form eligible and qualified bidders for Supply and Installation of recording and Transcribing Machines. Bidders must be bid all the items and in the quantities specified for the lot. Partial bids will be rejected as non responsive.

Description (Type)


Recording and Transcribing Machines


4.       Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) and governed by procedures and rules specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines :Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credit, and is open to all bidders form Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.       Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information form Programs Finance and Budget Administration Directorate, Ministry of Capacity Building Office and Inspect the bidding documents at the address given below form 9:00 to 12:00 A.M. and form 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. (Local time) Monday to Friday.

6.      Qualification requirement include: Bidders must Manufacturing-ISO Quality Certificate or the equivalent and documentary evidence of part performance and capacity in last five years with similar assignments together with their bids. Margin of preference for eligible national Manufactures shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A completed set of bidding documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders as of 25 November 2005 form 9:00 -12:00 A.M. and 02:00-5:00 P.M. (Monday to Friday) on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 300 (Birr Three Hundred) or USD 35 (USD Thirty Five) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be Cash or Cashier Check.

8.      The bidding documents will be sent by first class mail for overseas bidders who send a Crossed Bank Draft of Birr 300 (Three Hundred) or USD 35 (Thirty Five) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible current in addition to the price of the document to the address given below. However, Ministry of Capacity Building will not take any responsibility for a late/non delivery of the bidding documents sent by mail. No extension in bid submission date is permitted on this account.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:00 A.M. (local time). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in presence at 10:15 A.M. (local time) on 11 January 2006. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

10.   ADDRESS.

Programs Finance and Budget administration Directory
Telephone: (251-11)-123 99 11 Ext. 266 or 271
Fax (251-11)-124 03 17 Or (251-11)-123 38 23
P.O. Box 1082
Addis Ababa


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