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February 21, 2012

Deadline of Submission: 

Tuesday, February 21, 2012


The National Library of the Philippines through the Government of the Philippines intends to apply the sum of ONE MILLION NINE HUNDRED SISTY FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED SIXTY SEVEN AND FOURTY FIVE CENTS (PhP1,964, 367.45) being the Approved Budget for the supply & delivery of Books under Public Bidding No. 12-01. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

The National Library of the Philippines invites interested bidders to SUPPLY & DELIVER BOOKS listed herein under PB 12-01.  Upon received of Purchase Order, delivery is required immediately. Bidders should have completed a contract similar to the Project between the year 2009 to 2011.

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act. Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to Commonwealth Act 138.

Interested Bidders may obtain further information from National Library of the Philippines and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders beginning on January 24, 2012 from the address given below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee in the amount of One Thousand Pesos only (PhP1,000.00). The method of payment will be either in cash or in check.

The Bidding Documents maybe claimed personally or downloaded from the websites of Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and NLP, provided the non-refundable fee for the Bidding Documents will be paid not later than the submission of bids.

Pre-Bid Conference will be on February 3, 2012, 3:00 PM at the Training Room, 4th Floor, Mezzanine, NLP Building at T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila.

Bids must be delivered to the address below before 3:00 PM on February 21, 2012 accompanied by a Bid Security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB.

Bid opening shall be on February 21, 2012, 3:30PM at the Training Room, 4th Floor, Mezzanine, NLP Building at T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila. Bids will be opened with the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend. Late Bids shall not be accepted.

The National Library of the Philippines reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Bidder or Bidders.

For further information, please refer to BAC Secretariat:

DOLORES D. CARUNGUI                        or                    MARICEL M. DIAZ

Tel. No.: 528-1972                                                     Tel. No. 405-0196

Email:                              Email:                                

                                                                                                 PAULINA R. MORENO

                                                                                                     BAC Chairperson                                                                                                            

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