Lack of competition, discriminatory criteria mar public procurement, reports show

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times April 18, 2017 18:57

Lack of competition, discriminatory criteria mar public procurement, reports show

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  • One of the main doing business barriers for local and foreign investors in Albania, public procurement continues to face issues related to limited competition and discriminatory criteria although the country has been offering e-procurement procedures since eight years in a bid to reduce corruption and increase transparency. Reports by the Public Procurement Agency and the Procurement Commission appeals body show state-run institutions continue abusing public tender procedures awarding contracts with no race and placing discriminatory criteria apparently to select pre-determined winners.

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