The Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri)through the Rural Agricultural Productive Development Program (Rural Agriculture), reported that seven bidding companies from six countries are evaluated as part of the new process for the acquisition of urea fertilizer for agricultural use, under the guidelines of Emergency Decree 013-2022, which aims to ensure the 2022-2023 agricultural campaign.
A) Yes, got seven bidders from Italy, United States, Paraguay, Russia, Mexico and Australiawho must meet the requirements stipulated in the Directive for the International Fertilizer Acquisition, in order to move on to the negotiation stage.
During the evaluation stage, the offers that will be admitted are analyzed after verifying compliance with all the requirements demanded in the technical specifications.
Requirements for the acquisition
As part of the requirements demanded of companies, specific experience in sales of urea or fertilizers for agricultural use of up to at least 100,000 tons in the last five years is taken into account, as well as the financial statements of the last three years.
Likewise, the new strategy where the delivery conditions of the product in 50-kilo bags were improved in the Agro Rural warehouses was receptive by the applicants, the entity affirmed.
It should be noted that the entity, after the evaluation, may request the correction of offers and once this phase has been overcome, it will proceed to communicate with the companies that have passed to the next stage. reporting the result and in cases of disqualification, they will be informed of the respective reason. All this to give way to the negotiation stage.
For this stage, the multidisciplinary team is made up of experts in international processes in charge of the State and translators to interpret the proposals presented in the English language, said Agro Rural.