Slovakia

'Strategic' procurement stirs debate

2012-09-19

'EFFECTIVE and transparent procurement processes in which all bidders get equal treatment and the state gets the best deal for the best price: this is the world that Slovakia's Interior Ministry envisions in its draft revision to the law on public procurement.

 

'While political ethics watchdogs agree that more transparency in public tenders would benefit Slovakia, where favouritism in decisions by government officials has been a persistent problem and has prevented Slovakia from improving its performance in international competitiveness rankings, they also warn that some of the proposals tabled by Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák might have the opposite effect.'

 

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