Bid No.


Issued By

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,500.00

Published Date

September 9, 2009

Opening Date

October 29, 2009


Bid Category

Multiple request



International Competitive Bid (ICB)
Date of Issuance: September 9, 2009

1.      Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) invites all interested bidders by this International Competitive Bid (ICB) for the supply of:

Lot I

Physical Infrastructure (Supply, Deployment and Configuration of Networking and Security Equipment) that interconnects all the Banks organs and caters the upcoming Bank wide banking solutions and other support systems.

Lot II

Intranet System (Supply, Deployment, Configuration of Active Directory, Informational Portal, Exchange Server, ISA Server, e.t.c)

N.B: Bidders can participate with either Lots or both. Partial bid within a Lot is not acceptable.  

2.      The Bid document shall be obtained commencing September 22, 2009 from Procurement  Department cited at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Nefas Silk Branch New Building (Saries) 3rd floor against payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 1,500.00 (One Thousand Five Hundred Birr) only during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:00-12:00 a.m., 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 -11:30 a.m.). Presentation of copy of renewed Trade License, Registration Certificate from the concerned authority, and VAT Registration Certificate is a must. Any foreign company is obliged to have local agent who has the license and power of attorney.

3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the office of Procurement, P.O. Box 255, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel. 251-11-443 09 39m 251-11-443 09 43, 251-11-443 07 12, Cell 251-91-120 86 67, Fax 251-11-443 08 57.

4.      Bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid security amounting Birr 100,000.00 (one hundred thousand birr) or equivalent in USD or Euro for each lot in the form of Bank Guarantee or cash Payment Order (C.P.O) Bid security in any other form is not acceptable. And it should be in a separate envelope and be submitted in the tender box together with the original technical envelope.

5.      All bids must deposited in the tender box prepared for this purpose at CBEs Procurement  cited at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Nefas Silk Branch New Building  (Saries) 3rd Floor during office hours before October 29, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. local time.

6.      Bid opening shall be held in the presence of bidders and/or their legal agents who wish to attend, on October 29, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the place mentioned under No. 5 above.

7.      Failure to comply any of the conditions from (2) to (5) above shall result in automatic rejection.

8.      The CBE reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


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