المناقصة الخاصة بمشروع الميكنة الزراعية بالمنيا و الفيوم

SUPPLY CONTRACT PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE

Supply of Agricultural machines 1

for the operations of project named

"Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization System Improvement in Minia and Fayoum Governorates - SAMSIMIFA – Egypt"

1. Publication reference

1/IOT/2017-Agricultural Machine 1

2. Procedure

Open

3. Programme title

"Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization System Improvement in Minia and Fayoum Governorates – SAMSIMIFA".

4. Financing

F. ROT/AID 14/006/0

5. Contracting authority

Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR) of the Arab Republic of Egypt

6. Contract description

The subject of this contract is to supply, delivery, unloading, installation, and put into operation agricultural machinery for various mechanization centers in the governorates of Minia and Fayoum (Egypt) in order to support the agricultural mechanization process in Egypt:

 Lot Type of machine
  Tractors 100-220 HP (73-162 kW)
Laser Leveling
Scraper 12 Feet
Disc Harrow 28-34 Discs
Bed Forming Seed Drill
Potato Planter 2 Rows
Potato Haulm Topper 2 Rows
Potato Digger, 2 Rows
Sugar Beet Digger
Sugar Beet Haulm Topper
Sugar Beet Loader
Combine
Straw Baler
Bale Loader
Forage Harvester

Participation is open to Italian natural persons who are nationals of and Italian legal persons (participating either individually or in a grouping - consortium - of tenderers) which are effectively established in Italy.

Before the signature of the contract, the awarded tenderer must provide the list of authorized agents, established in Egypt, for the maintenance of each of the machines supplied. Documentary proof of agreements with the above-mentioned agents, duly signed by the parties, must also be provided.

All supplies under this contract must have Italian origin, and purchased in Italy, for at least 80% of the lot. Supplies of non-Italian origin (OECD Countries, Egypt and other neighbouring countries) can cover a value up to 20% of the lot.

7. Indicative number and titles of Lots

One lot only

8. Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

December 2017 - January 2018

9. Additional information

All written communications for this tender procedure and contract must be in English.

10. Legal basis

1

1 Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).

- The Loan Agreement signed by the Government of Italy represented by the Ambassador of Italy in Egypt and the Government of Egypt represented by the Minister of International Cooperation on 14

th March 2015, including Annex 1 (Project Document) and Annex 2 (Eligibility criteria, Ethical Clauses, Contract General Principles).

Ref.: 1/IOT/2017-Agricultural Machine 1

- The Financial Agreement signed by Artigiancassa (later on re-called "Cassa Depositi e Prestiti" or Italian Financial Institution in this tender dossier) and the Government of Egypt represented by the Central Bank of Egypt on 30

th November 2015, including Annexes from A to E.

- The Implementing Agreement signed by the MALR and CIHEAM Bari on 3

rd September 2016.

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Remarks:

There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication on the MALR’s website of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for further information should be sent at this stage.