Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

February 8, 2009

Opening Date

March 20, 2009


Bid Category

Electronic Price Display



Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia
Rural Capacity Building Project
Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX)
Procurement of Electronic Price Display (LED)
Credit No. 4201-ET, Project ID: No. P079275

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no dated 29 September 2007.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Rural Capacity Building Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for the supply of Electronic Price Display (LED).

3.      The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidding for the supply of Electronic Price Display (LED.)

4.      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.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, Alsam Chelelek Tower 2, 3rd Floor, Addis Ababa and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from Monday to Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.

6.      Qualification requirements include: Bidding from Ethiopia are required to submit valid license and VAT registration certificate. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provide in the Bidding Documents.

7.      A complete setí of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of February 4, 2009 from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and from 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. (Monday to Friday) on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 500.00 or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be cash.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before March 20, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. EST. 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 person or on-line at the address below at March 20, 2009, 10:30 A.M. EST. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of ETB 300,000.00 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      The address (es) referred to above is (are):

Contact: Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, Market Data Division
3rd Floor, Alsam Chelelek Tower 2, in front of Philips Building
Tel. 251-115 54 70 01
Fax. 251-115 54 70 10
P.O. Box 17341
Addis Ababa


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