invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this
project hat 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 toward the cost of the
Capacity building for Decentralized Service Delivery Project and
intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under
the Contract for Adama Barentu Market Upgrading Contract for whish
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 Adama Barentu Market Upgrading Contract. Bidding
will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
procedures specified in the World Bank’s 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-4 or BC 4 and above, with license valid
for the year 2007 are eligible to participate in eth bid. Qualified
domestic contractors may be eligible to receive a margin of
preference of 7˝ percent in bid evaluation.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding document at UDCBO. P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 011-554 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
Qualification requirement include:
an average annual financial amount of construction work over
the period of five (5) years of at last 1.5 times the bides own
Experience as prime contractors in eth construction of at
least two (2) works of a nature and complete equivalent to the Works
over a period of five (5) yeas (to comply with this requirements,
works cited should be at least 70 percent complete).
Liquid assets and/or credit faculties, net of other
contractual commitments and exclusive of any advance payments which
may be made under the Contract, of not less than Birr 1,000,000 or
an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.
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 cashiers 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 P.M. on May
7, 2007 and must be
accompanied by a bid security of not less than Birr 50,000 or an
equivalent amount in freely convertible currency.
will be opened in the presence of bidders who choose to attend at
2:00 P.M. on May 7, 2007 in
the Conference Room of the Urban Development Capacity Building
Urban Development Capacity Building
Tel. 011-554 06 34 Or 011-554 06 35
Fax 011-554 06 30
P.O. Box 3040
Near National Bank on Sudan/Ras Abebe Aregay Road, legehar Area