Area of concern: Public procurement law reform

Recommendation: Publication of the reciprocity list by GPPB, inclusion of EU Member States

Status: Not Applicable

Action taken: On December 16th 2014, the GPPB issued Resolution No. 34-2014 amending Section 23.5.1.2(b) of the IRR of RA 9184 and Section 7.2 of the Guidelines by removing reference to Annex "I". With this, the submission by the foreign bidder of a certification from the relevant government office of their country stating that Filipinos are allowed to participate in their government procurement for the same item/ product by the foreign bidder claiming eligibility is sufficient compliance to declare the bidder eligible.

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