Standard Bidding DocumentTrial Edition
Procurement of Textbooks and Reading Materials
Revised March 2003
Use this document in the procurement of textbooks and reading materials. The use of this Document applies when a prequalification process has not taken place before bidding. Its use is mandatory for the procurement of textbooks through International Competitive Bidding.
Letter | A4 | PDF | Zip(currently only available in English)
Letter | A4 | PDF | Zip
These Standard Bidding Document for Procurement of Textbooks and Reading Materials (referred to as Textbooks in the remaining of this document) and User's Guide have been prepared by the World Bank and its use is mandatory for the procurement of textbooks through International Competitive Bidding in projects that are financed in whole or in part by the World Bank, in accordance with the latest edition of the Guidelines for Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits.
This Standard Bidding Document is based on the Master Bidding Document for Procurement of Goods and User's Guide, version of October 2001, prepared by the Multilateral Development Banks and International Financing Institutions. The document reflects "best practices" by these institutions.
The document is organized into two (2) main components:
· The Standard Bidding Document; and
· A User's Guide for Procurement of Textbooks
Those wishing to submit comments or questions on this document or to obtain additional information on procurement under World Bank-financed projects are encouraged to contact:
Procurement Policy and Services Group
Operations Policy and Country Services Vice Presidency
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433 U.S.A.
The use of this Standard Bidding Document for Procurement of Textbooks and its User's Guide applies when a prequalification process has not taken place before bidding. A brief description of these documents is given below.
SBD for Procurement of Textbooks
PART 1 - BIDDING PROCEDURES
Instructions to Bidders (ITB)
This Section provides relevant information to help Bidders prepare their bids. Information is also provided on the submission, opening, and evaluation of bids and on the award of Contracts. Section I contains provisions that are to be used without modification.
Bid Data Sheet (BDS)
This Section consists of provisions that are specific to each procurement and that supplement the information or requirements included in Section I, Instructions to Bidders.
Evaluation and Qualification Criteria
This Section contains the criteria to determine the lowest evaluated bid and the qualifications of the Bidder to perform the contract.
This Section contains the forms for the Bid Submission Sheet, Price Schedules, Bid Security, and the Copyright to be submitted with the Bid.
This Section contains information regarding eligible countries.
PART 2 - SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
Schedule of Requirements
This Section contains the List of Textbooks and Related Services, the Delivery and Completion Schedules, the Technical Specifications that describe the Textbooks and Related Services to be procured.
PART 3 - CONTRACT
General Conditions of Contract (GCC)
This Section contains the general clauses to be applied in all contracts. The text of the clauses in this Section shall not be modified.
Special Conditions of Contract (SCC)
This Section contains clauses specific to each contract that modify or supplement Section VII, General Conditions of Contract.
This Section contains the form for the Agreement, which, once completed, incorporates any corrections or modifications to the accepted bid relating to amendments permitted by the Instructions to Bidders, the General Conditions of Contract, and the Special Conditions of Contract.
The forms for Performance Security and Advance Payment Security, when required, shall only be completed by the successful Bidder after contract award.
User's Guide for SBD for Procurement of Textbooks
This Guide to the Standard Bidding Document contains detailed explanations and recommendations on how to prepare a bidding document for a specific procurement of textbooks and related services.
The Guide is not a part of the Bidding Document.