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Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Supply of statistical services for purchasing power parities (PPPs) for capital goods

2014/S 061-102366

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Laurs Nørlund
E-mail: estat-financial-cell-dir-c-d@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat

Electronic access to information: http://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=436

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Laurs Nørlund
E-mail: estat-financial-cell-dir-c-d@ec.europa.eu
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=436

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: Jean Monnet Building, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Laurs Nørlund, Unit A5-(CAD) Bech F2/907
E-mail: estat-financial-cell-dir-c-d@ec.europa.eu

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Statistics.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply of statistical services for purchasing power parities (PPPs) for capital goods.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Lot 1: co-ordination of the 2015 PPP price survey on equipment goods:
This lot covers the survey to be carried out in 2015. Preparations for this survey start in 2014 while the survey validation will be closed in 2016. The work covers the survey in all 37 participating countries.
Lot 2: coordination of the 2015 and 2016 PPP price surveys on construction:
This lot concerns the surveys to be carried out in 2015 and 2016. The work covers the surveys in all 37 participating countries.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Lot 1: coordination of the 2015 PPP price survey on equipment goods — the work to be conducted under this call for tender will be covered by 2 overlapping contracts covering work periods of 29 months each: under the first contract, the activities related to the 2015 survey are covered, whereas the second contract (starting between 1.7.2015 and 1.8.2015) covers the activities related to the 2016 survey.
The estimated volume of work for 1 contract amounts to:
— around 25 person-months (i.e. the total volume is around 50 person-months),
— 37 country missions of a duration of 1 day.
Lot 2: coordination of the 2015 and 2016 PPP price surveys on construction — the duration of the work will be 29 months. The total volume of the work for the entire contract period is estimated to:
— be around 50 person-months,
— 6–7 assistance country missions per year.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 29 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Coordination of the 2015 PPP price survey on equipment goods
1)Short description
This lot covers the survey to be carried out in 2015. Preparations for this survey start in 2014 while the survey validation will be closed in 2016.
The work covers the survey in all 37 participating countries.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
The duration of the work will be 29 months. The total volume of the work for the entire contract period is estimated to:
— be around 50 person-months,
— 37 country missions of a duration of 1 day.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 29 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Coordination of the 2015 and 2016 PPP price surveys on construction
1)Short description
This lot concerns the surveys to be carried out in 2015 and 2016. The work covers the surveys in all 37 participating countries.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
The work to be conducted under this call for tender will be covered by 2 overlapping contracts covering work periods of 29 months each: under the first contract, the activities related to the 2015 survey are covered, whereas the second contract (starting between 1.7.2015 and 1.8.2015) covers the activities related to the 2016 survey.
The estimated volume of work for 1 contract amounts to:
— around 25 person-months (i.e. the total volume is around 50 person-months),
— 6–7 assistance country missions per year.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 29 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Please see tender specifications.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please see tender specifications.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please see tender specifications.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see tender specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
ESTAT/C/2014/5.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.5.2014 - 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.5.2014 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 6.6.2014 - 10:00

Place:

Eurostat, Room B4/444, Joseph Bech Building, rue Alphonse Weicker, 2721 Luxembourg (Kirchberg), LUXEMBOURG.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative of each tenderer may be present at this opening session. A written authorisation signed by the tenderer or his duly authorised agent must be presented to the chairman of the opening committee.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Direct electronic access to tender documentation is provided without any prior request/registration, at the Internet address mentioned in point I.1.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.3.2014