invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this
project that appeared in the United Nations Development Business,
issue No. 587 Volume 25 of July 31, 2002.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from
the International Development Association towards the cost of
Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Project and intends to
apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the
Contract for the Dessie Market Upgrading Contract for which
this invitation for bids is issued.
Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) of the Ministry
of Works and Urban Development now invites sealed bids from eligible
bidders for the Dessie Marketing Upgrading Contract. Bidding
will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding
(ICB) procedures specified in the World Bankís guidelines:
Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and is open to all
bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines.
Domestic Contractors of Category GC/BC-4 and above, with license
valid for the year 2005/6 are eligible to participate in the bid.
Qualified domestic contractors may be eligible to receive a margin
of preference of 7Ĺ percent in bid evaluation.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding document at UDCBO, P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 011 54 06 34/35, Fax
No. 011 554 06 30, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday to Friday during
office hours (8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon, 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. local time).
complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the
address above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 400
(Four Hundred Ethiopian Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely
convertible currency in the form of cash or cahierís check. The bid
document may be mailed to overseas bidders upon payment of an
additional fee of Ethiopian Birr 300 (Three Hundred Ethiopian Birr).
must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 on
September 25, 2006 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not
less than Birr 100,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely
will be opened in the presence of bidders who choose to attend at
2:00 P.M. on September 25, 2006 in the Conference Room of the Urban
Development Capacity Building Office.
Urban Development Capacity Building
Tel. 011 554 06 34 Or 011 554 06 35
Fax No. 011 554 06 30
P.O. Box 3050
Near National Bank
On Sudan/Ras Abebe Aregay Road Legehar Area