This redflag indicates risk if the pre-bid conference is scheduled too close to the bid submission date or yields changes to specifications without changes in deadline AND/OR Questions raised during the pre-bid conference are not addressed properly AND/OR clarifitions and modifications are not shared with all the prospective bidders
This redflag indicates risk if there are no complete contact information AND/OR the procuring entity drafts overly vague descriptions of the goods, works, or services (so that bidders cannot determine their interest) AND/OR drafts overly narrow descriptions of the goods, works, or services (so that exclude qualified bidders).
The indicator tells if the procuring entity does not indicate the evaluation method of bids among the the evaluation criteria. This indicator is built in accordance with the Hungarian legal provisions and scans procurement calls.
A short submission period leaves less time hence make it harder for non-connected companies to bid successfully whereas a well-connected firm can use its inside knowledge to win repeatedly. This indicator counts number of days between publication of call for tenders and submission deadline. CRCB does not provide further clarification on the algorithm.
The indicator tells if the grounds for the use of negotiated procedure (launched by the publication of the procurement notice) are missing or they are wrongly stated. The algorithm looks for meeting legal requirements in several type of procedures.
This redflag indicates risk if there is no advertisement of the request for specific procurement notice [or expression of interest as required the WB procurement rules] OR only a limited circulation by posting the advertisement in a local rather than national gazette, when a national gazette would have resulted in more bids.