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Services - 457860-2022

23/08/2022    S161

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

2022/S 161-457860

Contract notice

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.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=11862
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=11862
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.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 290 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in support of negotiations with India.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 290 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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 134-381457
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/10/2022
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/10/2022
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

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

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).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/08/2022