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Invitation for Bids

(Bid notice)

Salt Trading Corporation Limited

Invitation for Bids for the supply of 20,000 MT Diammonium Phosphate 18:46:00

Bid Identification No: STC/TN/D/2075/076/0008

Date of publication: 24th May, 2019

Date of submission: 24th June, 2019


1 Salt Trading Corporation Limited (STCL) invites sealed bids, from eligible bidders, for the procurement of 20,000 MT of Diammonium Phosphate 18:46:00 (Herein after called the “Bid” / “Goods”)

2 Prices must be quoted either in U.S. Dollar or in the currency of the bidders country of domain which is an acceptable convertible currency in Nepal, for the supply and delivery of Chemical Fertilizer Diammonium Phosphate 18:46:00 on CIF warehouses delivery price on all of the following delivery points that are STCL Biratnagar, Birgunj and Bhairahawa warehouse. The valuation of the bid prices will be done in NRs, taking into consideration the website published selling rate of the Central Bank of Nepal (Nepal Rastra Bank).

3 Prices quoted by the bidders shall be fixed during the bidder’s performance of the contract and shall not be subject to variation on any account. A bid submitted with an adjustable price will be treated as non-responsive and shall be rejected.

4 Eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the office of STCL, Central Office, Kalimati, Kathmandu, Tel: +977-1-4271014/4282222, e-mail: pankaj@stcnepal.com/kk.khadka@stcnepal.com. For all correspondence purposes required by the successful bidder, the details will be provided later.

5 Bidding documents may be purchased on or before 12:00 hours on 24th June,2019 from the above office of STCL, Kathmandu by eligible Bidders on the submission of a written application, along with the copy of company/firm registration certificate, and VAT/PAN certificate upon payment of a non-refundable fee of NRs 10,000.00 (Nepali Rupees ten thousand only) in cash or in form of bank receipt (bank account available upon request) for fee or US$ 100.00 (United States dollars one hundred only) or equivalent in other convertible currency in the form of bank draft in favor of Salt Trading Corporation Limited, Kathmandu, Nepal. If so requested, the bidding documents can also be sent by post/courier services upon payment of additional fee of NRs. 7,000.00 (Nepali rupees seven thousand only) or US$ 70.00 (United States dollars seventy only) or equivalent in other convertible currency. However, the Purchaser (STCL) will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of the documents so sent.

6 Sealed Bids must be submitted to the above office of STCL on or before13.00 hours of 24th June, 2019. Documents received after this deadline shall not be accepted.

7 Bids must be valid for a period of 21 days counting from the day of bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security, amounting to 2.5% of the total value of the bid. The said bid security shall be valid for minimum 30 days beyond the bid validity period, i.e. the bid bond must have a minimum of 51 days validity including the date of opening of the bid.

8. The bidder is expected to examine all instructions, forms, terms and specifications in the bidding document. Failure to furnish all information required by the bidding documents or submission of a bid not substantially responsive to the bidding document in every respect shall be at the bidder’s risk and will result in the rejection of its bid.

9 Bids shall be opened at 14.00 hours on 24th June, 2019 at the office of STCL, Kalimati, Kathmandu, Nepal.

10 If the last date of purchasing, submission and opening falls on a government holiday or a last minute holiday declaration by the government, then the next working day shall be considered. In such a case, the bid validity and bid security validity shall be recognized with effect from the original bid submission deadline.

11 STCL will open the required number of letter of credit for the consignment as per the delivery schedule provided in the bid.

12 The Chemical Fertilizer Diammonium Phosphate 18:46:00 to be shipped in one single lot. The cargo must be bagged at or before the load port. The delivery of the entire consignment must be completed within 60 days from the date of opening of the LC.

13 In case of a force majeure event occurred in the country of the origin as mentioned in the bid during the execution of the contract, the Supplier shall supply the goods from any other country acceptable to STCL so as to meet delivery schedule.

14 Purchased bid document will be valid only for specified principal supplier.

15 The name and identification of the contract are as follows: STC/D/2075/076/0008

16 The Purchaser (STCL) reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to the award of the contract without assigning any reason whatsoever.