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Government Procurement - Questions & Answers

Question

Where can I find information about public procurement calls for tender?

Answer

The Japanese government publishes calls for tender in English at a limited number of sites. 

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) (Click title for direct link)

Challenging systems

In line with the WTO agreement on public procurement Japan has established  a complaints system, called CHANS. In practice, this system is seldom used since its establishment in 1996.  At the regional and local level, procuring entities have their own complaint procedures, primarily dealing with public works’ tenders.  Prefectures and designated cities have established ‘tender monitoring committees’  (nyuusatsu kanshi iinkai) usually consisting of specialists from academia and the legal profession.

Electronic bidding

GEPSElectronic bidding systems are rapidly becoming the norm in Japan, with many government organisations setting up designated portals to conduct all tender procedures online. The national government has integrated the various steps of the procurement process into one portal called GEPS. (www.geps.go.jp

 

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