TAJIKISTAN

Country Public Procurement Profile Survey (with E-Government Procurement Overview)
COUNTRY Tajikistan
Respondent Agency State Agency on Public Procurement of Goods, Works and Services
Date of First Submission Friday, July 29, 2011
Date of Last Update Friday, July 29, 2011
Part A.  Country Public Procurement Profile (Only those answers selected by the respondent from a multiple choice menu would appear below.)
1 Does your country have a central Public Procurement Authority (PPA) with legal authority through legislative enactment, executive decree or administrative regulation to act as functional and normative body in public procurement?
a.      Yes
2 The PPA’s mandates involve the following responsibilities (please select as many as applicable, one per line):
a.       formulation of procurement policy and regulations
d.      procurement audit
e.       procurement complaint review
f.       monitoring and evaluation at country, sector and procuring entity level
g.       professional advise and guidance in public procurement
h.      procurement capacity development and training
Others (please specify):
3 The PPA reports to:
Others (please specify):  Government of the Republic of Tajikistan
4 Number of people employed by the PPA: (Please provide an organizational chart of the PPA and email address for communication, if possible)
d. 15 and more
Email address for communication with PPA:  afz78@mail.zu
5 Does PPA have a website?
a.      Yes
Link to PPA website:  www.goszakupki.tj
6 The PPA website covers the following areas (please select as many as applicable, one per line):
a.       procurement related regulations and documents
c.       interaction with users through procurement forum, Q&A, customer survey & feedback, policy dialogue & experience sharing, etc
f.       specific opportunities and notices for bidders
g.       posting of contract award with name of the winning bidder and contract value
Other functions (please specify):  DATA ABOUT FINES IMPOSED
7 Do you have a public procurement law or any other regulatory act with legislative power? (Please provide a link or a scanned copy of its English version.) If yes, which of following are true (please select as many as applicable, one per line)?
b.      the scope the law excludes entire defense procurement
g.       the law establishes a fully decentralized system for procurement decision making with no prior review (i.e. each procuring entity is fully responsible for its procurement)
k.      the law mandates standardization of procurement practices mandating use of common procedures and standard bidding documents and forms
o.      the law provides for an administrative review mechanism for complaint that allows bidder to challenge procuring entity’s decision before filing for judicial review to the court
Link to public procurement law, if any:
8 Do you have a strategic plan or reform agenda for developing the procurement system in your country? (Please provide a copy or link)
d.      No, there is no strategy document specific to public procurement
Others (please specify):
9 What kind of initiatives and assistance in your view is needed to improve your public procurement system in the near future? [Please select your five most important initiatives among the choices, one per line.]
d.      Create a sustainable training system for procurement practitioners to ensure compliance, professionalism and career development
e.       Create a single window for procurement related information and statistics led by PPA and connect with e-procurement system
Others (please specify):
Additional notes, if any:
10 What is the size of the public procurement of your country? Please select the closest corresponding values based on most recent available information or your rough assessment?
I. Average annual procurement under national and local budget
d.    more than US$ 200 million
II. Average annual procurement by State Owned Enterprises (those who are subject to the procurement regulations)
a.      below US$ 10 million
III. Average annnual procurement under Official Development Assistance (Donor-funded projects)
b.      between  US$ 10 to 100 million
Part B.  e-Government Procurement Planning (Only those answers selected by the respondent from a multiple choice menu would appear below.)
1 Has your government formed or implemented a concrete plan for development of e-Gp?  Please select only one answer.  (If yes, please email a copy of the plan to mkhaltarpurev@adb.org).
NOTE: THERE IS A DECREE OF THE GOVERNMENT THAT HAS A PROVISION ON INTRODUCING E-PROCUREMENT DURING 2010-2012, BUT WITH NO PLAN
2 Which of the following best describes the functionality of your planned e-Gp initiatives? (Please select as many as applicable, one per line.)
3 Do you have plans to implement any new e-Gp system at the national level? (Please select as many as applicable, one per line.)
4 Does the scope of your e-GP plans include the following? (Please select as many as applicable, one per line, and please provide a copy of the relevant documents if possible.)