EU international public procurement policy

08-05-2012

For the first time, the European Commission has proposed a draft Regulation covering international public-procurement policy. It is considered controversial. The Commission (EC) proposes that it would be able to investigate whether countries discriminate against the EU in public procurement tenders, or it would act when Member State (MS) contracting authorities propose to reject international tenders.

For the first time, the European Commission has proposed a draft Regulation covering international public-procurement policy. It is considered controversial. The Commission (EC) proposes that it would be able to investigate whether countries discriminate against the EU in public procurement tenders, or it would act when Member State (MS) contracting authorities propose to reject international tenders.