INVITATION FOR BIDS

Republic of Uzbekistan

 “Support to Equipping State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Centers with Laboratory Equipment Project in the Republic of Uzbekistan” №UZB-0073

Procurement of Laboratory Equipment / ICB No: UZB-0073/ICB/01

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project which was published on the websites of Islamic Development Bank (IDB)(www.isdb.org) on 19.04.2015,Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan (www.minzdrav.uz)on 24.04.2015, and in the newspaper Guardian Weekly on 21.08.2015, issue no. 11 (vol 193).

The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan has applied for financing from the IDB toward the cost of “Support to Equipping State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Centers with Laboratory Equipment Project in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the contract for Procurement of Laboratory Equipment,ICB No: UZB-0073/ICB/01.

The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for supply of the following equipment:

№ of lots

№ of items

Description

Unit

Q-ty

1

1.1

Laboratory balances

Pcs.

101

1.2

Luxmeter/lucimeter

Pcs.

71

1.3

Meteometer

Pcs.

91

1.4

pН/ion meter

Pcs.

101

1.5

Distiller

Pcs.

75

1.6

Ultrapure water system

Pcs.

16

1.7

Electrostatic field intensity meter

Pcs.

16

2

2.1

Microwave digestion system

Pcs.

98

2.2

Acid purification system

Pcs.

15

3

3.1

Gas chromatograph-mass spectrometry

Pcs.

16

4

4.1

Gas chromatograph with ECD and FID

Pcs.

57

4.2

Nitrogen generator for gas chromatograph with FID and ECD

Pcs.

57

5

5.1

Gas analyzer for hydrogen fluoride in ambient air

Pcs.

7

5.2

Multi-component gas analyzer, portable

Pcs.

101

Bidders may bid for any or all lots. Each lot must be priced separately. The Bid for a particular lot must contain all the items of the lot.  Each item of the lot should be in full compliance with technical specifications for that item. Bids will be evaluated and contracts will be awarded on alot-by-lot basis.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)procedures specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Works under IDB Financing and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in these Guidelines.In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.7 and 1.8 setting forth the Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from the Project Management Unit (PMU) and inspect the bidding documents at the address given in this invitation for bidsfrom 14.00to 17.00 (Tashkent time).

Qualifications requirements include (a) financial conditions, (b) experience and technical capacity, (c) compliance of supplied goods with applicable international standards. Bids that do not contain such information may be rejected. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$300 (without VAT, VAT is not charged) or its equivalent in Uzbek soums (UZS) at the exchange rate fixed by the Central Bank of Republic of Uzbekistan on the day of payment.  Payment shall be made by Bank transfer into one of the following accounts of the Ministry of Health:

US Dollar account: Account #: 20203840600102144001

Private Open Joint Stock Commercial Bank "Invest Finance Bank",

address: 1, T. Shevchenko str., Tashkent, 100029 Republic of Uzbekistan. SWIFT: INFBUZ2X

Correspondent account: 70-55.085.997/001 in Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna, Austria. SWIFT: RZBAATWW

or

UZS account: Account #: 20203000700102144001,

Private Open Joint Stock Commercial Bank "Invest Finance Bank",

address: 1, T. Shevchenko str., Tashkent, 100029 Republic of Uzbekistan, MFO (Bank code):01041

 

All banking charges and fees relating to the bank transfer shall be for the bidder’s account. Cashiers and certified checks are not accepted. The bidding documents may be collected by an authorized representative of the Bidder at the address of the PMU, upon presentation of the Bidder’s Authorization and documents confirming payment of the non-refundable fee to one of the above accounts.

The Bidding Documents may also be sent to the Bidder by courier at no additional charge to the bidder following the receipt by the PMU of a written request quoting ICB No: UZB-0073/ICB/01, providing theaddress of delivery, contact details, and adocument confirming payment of a non-refundable fee to one of the above accounts. Bidding Documents will be available from the date of advertisement of IFB.

Bids must be delivered to the address below not later than 13.00 (Tashkent time) on January16, 2018.Late bids will be rejected. Electronic bidding is not allowed.  All bids must be accompanied by an original bid security of following amount equivalent to:

№ of lots

Amount of Bid Security

Currency of Bid Security

1

$ 12’000

US Dollars or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency

2

$ 31’000

3

$ 37’000

4

$ 76’000

5

$ 18’000

Bids will be opened in presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend the bid opening session at 15.00 (Tashkent time) on January16, 2018, at the following address:

Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan,

100011, 12 Navoi str., Tashkent, Uzbekistan,

Project Management Unit

Tel/fax: (+998 71) 268-25-39, 267-73-47 ext.:124e-mail: idb.ses@gmail.com