STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REFORM IN SERBIA – by Slavica Jokovic

In accordance with the Public Procurement Development Strategy of the Republic of Serbia for the period 2014-2018, strategic objectives of public procurement reform are as follows: to reduce irregularities in the public procurement system; to strengthen competition in the public procurement market; to increase cost-effectiveness and efficiency of public procurements; to promote and encourage the …

OVERVIEW OF THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MARKET IN SERBIA – by Slavica Jokovic

According to the statistical data provided in the report of the Public Procurement Office, total value of concluded contracts in the first half of 2016 was about 1,1 billion EUR or 8,0% of GDP and the number of awarded contracts was 55.823. As the effect of implementing the new Law on Public Procurement, positive trends …

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES IN SERBIA – by Slavica Jokovic

Public Procurement Procedures Several types of public procurement procedures, according to the Law on public procurement, are as follows: 1) open procedure; 2) restricted procedure; 3) qualification procedure; 4) negotiated procedure with invitation to bid; 5) negotiated procedure without invitation to bid; 6) competitive dialogue; 7) design contest; 8) low-value public procurement procedure. The new …

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PRINCIPLES IN SERBIA – by Slavica Jokovic

According to the Law on Public Procurement, the main public procurement principles are as follows: Principle of Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness (Law on Public Procurement Article 9); Principle of Ensuring Competition (Law on Public Procurement Article 10); Principle of Transparency in Public Procurement Procedure (Law on Public Procurement Article 11); Principle of Equality of Bidders …

LEGISLATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN SERBIA – By Slavica Jokovic

The existing public procurement legislation provides the rules governing the procedure in the award of public procurement contracts. Public procurement in Serbia is governed by Public Procurement Law as well as by relevant laws. The Law on Public Procurement (“Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia”, no. 124/2012, 14/2015 and 68/2015) regulates: Procedures and techniques of …

OPENING OF THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MARKET IN SERBIA – by Slavica Jokovic

Abstract: The paper drafted by Slavica Jokovic analyzes opening of the public procurement market in Serbia, with particular reference to the new Law on Public Procurement. It examines legislative and institutional framework of public procurement, types of public procurement procedures and the main principles, especially principle of ensuring competition, principle of transparency in public procurement …

Incentives regarding green public procurement, social aspects, participation of small and medium sized enterprises and innovation

Excerpt from “Public Procurement Awarding Procedures, Incentives and Efficiency in Serbia”, European Procurement and Public Private Partnership Law Review, Berlin, Volume 11 (2016) Issue 4. p. 361-369. DOI https://doi.org/10.21552/epppl/2016/4/14 by Slavica Joković PhD Under the new EU rules, public procurement procedures are becoming a policy strategy instrument in order to implement environmental, social and innovation measures …

Tenderio workshsop in Lisbon

On 11 June 2018, Tenderio organised the workshop “Tenderio Training, Matching & Business-to-Procurers Day“, in Lisbon! The location was provided by IAPMEI, in the wonderful technologic park “Campus do Lumiar”. The event was focused on both promoting Tenderio free services and on informing participants on the ways they can succeed in bidding abroad. Indeed, the …

Public Procurement Excellence programme

A Programme for Public Buyers of Central Puchasing Bodies (CPBs) To support public procurement practitioners in performing their roles and achieving the objectives of public  procurement, the European Commission has initiated and is funding a training programme for procurers working for newly or to be established Central Procurement Bodies. To this end, COSME funded training …

United Kingdom 2018 Ecommerce Report and Brexit

The United Kingdom: 2018 Ecommerce Report (free) provides a brief overview of the state of ecommerce in The UK. This report has been published by the Ecommerce Foundation with hand-selected data that will help both domestic and international retailers evaluate their potential for success in the UK ecommerce market. Check the original document from EcommerceWiki here. Topics and …