INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

UDCBO/04.9-07

Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

March 21, 2007

Opening Date

May 7, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Multiple Request

Description

 

1.      This 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.

2.      The 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.

3.      The 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.

4.      Interested 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 time).

5.       Qualification requirement include:

(a)    an average annual financial amount of construction work over the period of five (5) years of at last 1.5 times the bides own price.

(b)    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).

(c)    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.

6.      A 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).

7.      Bids 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.

8.      Bids 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 Office.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
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
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

   

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