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1 Bank Guidance Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Bank Access to Information Policy Designation Public Catalogue Number OPSPF5.05-GUID.48 Issued Effective July, 206 Retired August 25, 206 Content Guidance setting out indicative thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Applicable to IBRD,IDA Issuer Chief Procurement Officer, OPSPF; Sponsor Lead Specialist, OPSPF;

2 Bank Guidance Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Bank Access to Information Policy Designation Public Catalogue Number OPSPF5.05-GUID.49 Issued th June 29, 206 Effective st July, 206 Content Guidance setting out indicative thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Applicable to IBRD and IDA Issuer CPO, OPCS Sponsor OPCS Lead Specialist

3 SECTION I PURPOSE AND APPLICATION. This Guidance lists indicative thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country. 2. This Guidance applies to Bank staff. SECTION II DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS As used in this Guidance, the capitalized terms and acronyms have the meaning set out: (a) in Section II of the Procurement Policy; Section II of the Procurement Directive, and Section II of the Procurement Procedure; or (b) below.. : Africa Region. 2. : East Asia and Pacific Region. 3. : Europe and Central Asia Region. 4. : Latin America and the Caribbean Region. 5. : Middle East and North Africa Region. 6. RFQ: Request for Quotations. 7. : South Asia Region. SECTION III SCOPE A. OVERVIEW. This Guidance lists indicative thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country. These thresholds are determined on the basis of (i) the size, depth, and conditions of specific markets, and the capacity of the local industry; (ii) assessed level of interest of non-domestic firms and individuals to participate in domestic markets; and (iii) the nature, complexity, and level of risk of some industries. 2. These thresholds complement market analysis carried out for specific IPF operations, - see PPSD Guidance for further information on market analysis - and are expected to be observed, unless the specific market analysis advises the use of different set of thresholds otherwise. Any departure from thresholds set out in this Guidance shall be justified in the PPSD and reflected in the PAD and/or the Procurement Plan, as appropriate. 3. competitive procurement is the Bank s preferred procurement approach, whenever possible, to maximize fairness of opportunity to bid, and approaching the inter market is appropriate for situations where the participation of foreign firms will increase competition and may enhance the achievement of best value for money and fit for purpose results. 4. These thresholds approved by the CPO at the request from the APMs, observing the ADM framework and procedural instructions set out in Section III.C of the Procurement Procedure. Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page of 7

4 Country Afghanistan Albania Angola Argentina Armenia Azerbaijan Bahamas Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia Botswana Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central B. THRESHOLDS Thresholds for Procurement Approaches and Methods (US$ thousands) As of June 5, 206 Region inter 2 7,, 2 Works 2 7,, Goods, IT and non-consulting services internation al Shortlist of consultants Engineering Consulting & services construction supervision 30, African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Côte d'ivoire Croatia Czech Rep Djibouti 40,000 7, 40,000 7, , For : Based on country-specific needs and circumstances, shopping thresholds for the purchase of vehicles and fuel may be increased up to US$,000. Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page 2 of 7

5 Thresholds for Procurement Approaches and Methods (US$ thousands) As of June 5, 206 Goods, IT and non-consulting Shortlist of Works services consultants Engineering Consulting & Country Region inter internation services construction al supervision Dominican 7, 7, 3 Republic Democratic Republic of Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Georgia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Bissau Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary India Federated States of Micronesia Fiji Indonesia Iran Iraq Jamaica Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kosovo Kyrgyz Republic Lao Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia (FYR) Macedonia Madagascar 8,000 7, 8,000 7, ,000 40, , 2 7, Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page 3 of 7

6 Thresholds for Procurement Approaches and Methods (US$ thousands) As of June 5, 206 Country Malawi Maldives Mali Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Marshall Islands Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Pakistan Panama Palau Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Romania Russia Rwanda Samoa São Tome and PRI Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Slovak Republic Solomon Islands Region inter 2 Works 2 Goods, IT and non-consulting services internation al 6,000 6, Shortlist of consultants Engineering Consulting & services construction supervision 25 7, 7, Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page 4 of 7

7 Country Region Thresholds for Procurement Approaches and Methods (US$ thousands) As of June 5, 206 inter Works Goods, IT and non-consulting services internation al Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Uganda Ukraine Uruguay Uzbekistan Tuvalu Vanuatu Vietnam West Bank Gaza Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Shortlist of consultants Engineering Consulting & services construction supervision 7, 7, 30,000 30,000 2 SECTION IV OTHER PROVISIONS None. Section V TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS None. SECTION VI EFFECTIVE DATE This Guidance is effective on July, 206. Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page 5 of 7

8 SECTION VII ISSUER The issuer of this Guidance is the CPO, OPCS SECTION VIII SPONSOR The sponsor of this Guidance is the OPCS Lead Specialist. SECTION IX RELATED DOCUMENTS Bank Directive, Procurement in IPF and Other Procurement Operational Matters. Bank Policy, Procurement in IPF and Other Operational Procurement Matters. Bank Procedure, Procurement in IPF and Other Operational Procurement Matters. PPSD Guidance. (E-link) World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers. Questions about this Guidance should be addressed to the CPO, OPCS Bank Guidance, Thresholds for procurement approaches and methods by country Page 6 of 7

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