Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Capacity Building-Procurement and Property Administration Department

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

October 31, 2006

Opening Date

December 14, 2006


Bid Category

Computers & Accessories



1.      Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 627 of March 31, 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 Support Project (PSCAP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for supply & Delivery of Desktop Computers, Laser Jet Printers and UPS.

3.      The Ministry of Capacity Building-Procurement and Property Administration Department now invited sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply & delivery of the Following Optical Equipment.

Serial No.



Lot 1

Desk top Computers


Lot 2

Laser Jet printers


Lot 3



Bidders must bid for all the items & in the quantities specified for each Lot. Partial bids will be rejected as non-responsive A bidder may submit an alternative bid only with a bid for base case. The purchaser shall only consider the alternative bids offered by the bidders whose bid for the base case was determined to be the lowest-evaluated bid.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loan and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Procurement and Property Department, Ministry of Capacity Building New Building, e-mail: and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (local time) Monday to Friday.

6.      Qualifications requirements include: Bidders must submit Manufacturing ISO certificate or equivalent together with their bids. A margin of preference for eligible national contractors shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding Documents.

7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of November 1, 2006 (Monday to Friday 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.) on the Submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 300 (Three Hundred Birr) or in USD 35 (USD Thirty Five only) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be cashier’s check or cash.

8.      The Bidding Documents will be sent by first class mail for oversea bidders who send a crossed Bank Draft of Birr 300 (Birr Three Hundred) or USD 35, (USD Thirty Five only) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the bid documents to the address specified below. However, the Ministry of Capacity Building will not be responsible for late or non-delivery of the bid 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) on December 14, 2006. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

10.  Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/represeatnvies who choose to attend in person at the address below at 10:30 A.M. (local time) on December 14, 2006. All bids must be accompanied by bid security amount of ETB. 410,000 (Four Hundred Ten thousand Birr). ETB. 375,000 (Three Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Birr) and ETB. 55,000 (Fifty Five Thousand Birr) for Lot one, Lot Two and Lot Three respectively or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

Address of the Purchaser
Ministry of Capacity Building (MCB)
Public Sector Capacity Building Program Support
Project, Procurement and Property Administration
Tel. 251 11 124 03 07 Or 124 03 16 Or 251 11 123 99 11
(Ext. 278 & 267)
Fax 251 11 124 03 08
P.O. Box 1086
Addis Ababa


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