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Single Bidder Procurements

Csaba Balázs Rigó, Tibor Kugler


Keywords: Single Market Scoreboard, single bidder procurement, tenders for lots, SMEs, TED

The issue of single bidder procurement has become increasingly popular in recent years. When it comes to the expenditure of public money via public procurement, the existence and the extent of competition in a given public procurement procedure is naturally under the spotlight. The article provides concrete examples of the dangers of applying simplified statistical measures to single bidder procurements and of automatically allowing for submitting tenders for separate lots.
Keywords: Single Market Scoreboard; single bidder procurement; tenders for lots; SMEs; TED

Csaba Balázs Rigó, software engineer, economist, President of the Hungarian Competition Authority, Vice-President of the Public Procurement Council. Dr Tibor Kugler, lawyer, Secretary-General of the Public Procurement Authority of Hungary. For correspondence: <>.


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