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Services - 35572-2023

19/01/2023    S14

Belgium-Brussels: Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India

2023/S 014-035572

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade (TRADE), TRADE C – Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Asia (II), Trade and Sustainable Development, Green Deal
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: trade-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/trade/trade-policy-and-you/calls-for-tender/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India

Reference number: TRADE/2022/OP/0008
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the project is to provide an ex-ante analysis of the potential economic, social and environmental impacts as well as human rights impacts of a trade negotiation in India. It will facilitate a better policy mix and coherence between the objectives of trade liberalisation and the EU policy objective of sustainable development and respect for human rights. The SIA will assist trade negotiators to fine tune their position, in order to achieve the objectives set and maximise the contribution of trade policy to all pillars of sustainable development and human rights.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 285 150.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
79311400 Economic research services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of the contract notice.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trade sustainability impact assessment (SIA) in support of negotiations with India.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality award criteria as laid down in procurement documents / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of the contract notice.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 161-457860
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: TRADE/2022/OP/0008
Title:

Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/12/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 4
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Trade Impact B.V
National registration number: 82364885
Postal address: Binnenrotte 281
Town: Rotterdam
NUTS code: NL3 West-Nederland
Postal code: 3011
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: BKP Economic Advisors GmbH
National registration number: HRB 231576
Postal address: Jutastraße 14
Town: Munich
NUTS code: DE2 Bayern
Postal code: 80636
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 290 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 285 150.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 25 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of the contract notice.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/01/2023