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2009 05 27

The public tender procedure is wrecking big companies

Big companies, which are regular public tender participants, feel being forced out of business by the prevailing public procurement law according to which the first criterion in selecting the winner of a tender is always the lowest price.
One of the main evaluation criteria for a sale in determining the victory at a tender is the lowest bid price. “The expert price consists of sum for materials essential for the implementation of a project, salaries, social insurance fees, and other expenses. However, now those bids win which value consists of cost of materials and 10 per cent of their value. The question arises – which funds of can these companies pay margin, salaries to employees, and other costs? It’s deliberately difficult to understand such situation – it’s unreasonable,” Raimondas Baikstys states, being indignant at the current public tender.
The public tender procedure and nomination of a winner should guarantee equality of rights, non-discrimination, mutual recognition, proportionality, and transparency; however, the current public tender system not only creates an opportunity to manipulate the law but also distorts the entire market.