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Tender Notice


April 20, 2011

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

1. Subject

(1)

Name of contract:
FY2011 Credit Report on Foreign Buyers

(2)

Contract period:
From the contract date to March 31, 2012
(The Contract will be signed in mid- June.)

(3)

Delivery place:
(The Contract will be signed in mid- June.)
Chiyoda First Building, East Wing 3rd Floor, 8-1 Nishikanda, Chiyoda First Building, East Wing 3rd Floor,8-1 Nishikanda,

(4)

Tendering procedures:
Tender price shall be the total price of the services contract regarding ‘FY2011 Credit Report on Foreign Buyers.’
The tenderer must submit a written sample credit report on foreign buyers at the time of tender to undergo a technical screening. The tenderer shall provide the amount equivalent to 100/105 of their actual tender price, regardless of whether they are a taxed entity or tax-exempt entity. The successful tender price will be determined by adding 5/100 of the price provided by the tenderer.

2. Eligibility criteria for participation in the tender

(1)

Legal persons who do not fall under the following clauses from 1 to 3.

1. Those who do not have the faculty to conclude contract concerned or do not acquire rehabilitation by the bankrupt except minors, persons under conservatorship or persons under assistance who obtain the consent necessary for concluding contract concerned.
2.

Those who are deemed to fall under any one of the following descriptions. Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) may exclude any person from tendering for two years from the date of the occurrence of the action described in each item below. The same shall apply to those who hire such person as an agent, manager or employee.

ⅰ)  Intentionally executed construction work or production with poor workmanship, or committed dishonest acts concerning the quality or quantity of goods in the course of performance under a contract;
ⅱ)  Disturbed the enforcement of fair competition, impaired fair pricing, or conspired with others to gain improper profits;
 ⅲ)  Blocked a successful bidder from executing a contract or prevented a contractor from performing his obligations under a contract;
 ⅳ)  Prevented staff members from performing their duties in exercising supervision or making an inspection;
 ⅴ)  Failed to perform his contractual obligations without just cause;
 ⅵ)  Hired anyone who committed any of the foregoing acts within the last two years as an agent, manager or employee for the performance of a contract;
3.
Engaged those who fall under the preceding clause ② as a tender agent.
(2)
Legal persons who have Grade A, B, or C in the 'Offer of Services, etc' in the Kanto Koushinetsu District in terms of the qualification for participating in tenders laid down by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Single qualification for every ministry and agency) in the fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013. The above does not apply to any person whom NEXI allows to participate due to special reasons.
(3)
Legal persons who have been provided tender briefing document, which is only available at the tender briefing session.
(4)
Legal persons being able to provide reports on all the 166 nations/regions specified by NEXI.
(The details will be provided at the tender briefing session.)
(5)
Japanese legal persons including legal persons that have branch in Japan, with two or more staff members, being able to understand the requirements specified in the procurement specifications and to respond quickly to NEXI’s inquiries and review requests in Japanese. All email correspondence should be in Japanese.
(6) Legal persons with experience of delivery of foreign buyers credit report to governmental institutions and private sector organizations for at least the most recent two years. Delivery experience should be more than ten million yen on an annual basis for governmental institutions and private sector organizations respectively.

3. Obligation as a tenderer:

Those who wish to participate in the tender for the procurement must draw up a written sample credit report on foreign buyers based on the procurement specifications furnished by NEXI, attach them to the tender, and submit within the time-limit for the tender. The tenderer must give an account of their documents if requested by NEXI before the date of opening of the tender.

4. Tender briefing session

Tender briefing session will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm, at MeetingRoom A, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, Chiyoda First Building,East Wing 2nd Floor, 8-1 Nishikanda, 3- chome Chiyoda-ku Tokyo

5. Tender briefing document

Tender briefing document will be available only at the tender briefing session. The document will not be available via email or postal mail.

6. Time-limit for verification documents: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 5:00 pm

(Postal submission must arrive no later than the time limit.)

7.Time-limit for tender and a sample credit report on foreign buyers: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 5:00 pm

(Postal submission must arrive no later than the time limit.)

8. Date and place of tender opening: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 1:30 pm at Meeting Room A,

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, Chiyoda First Building,East Wing 2nd Floor, 8-1 Nishikanda, 3- chome Chiyoda-ku Tokyo

9. Other information



(1) Tender bond and contract deposit:Totally exempted
(2) Invalid tender:
Tender submitted by any person who is not qualified for participating in the tendering process as set forth in this Notice or tender that does not comply with the terms of tender.
(3) The contract must be drawn up in writing.
(4) Method for determining the successful tenderer:
NEXI shall determine the successful tenderer using the comprehensive evaluation method for the tenderers who have submitted proposals that meet the minimal requirements specified in the tender briefing document, within the range of the predetermined price prepared by NEXI.
(5) Please refer to the tender briefing document for further details of the tendering procedures. Any questions regarding the contents of the tender briefing document will not be answered in advance.

10. For details, contact:

Mr. Yanai, or Ms. Shimada, Ms. Imai, Credit Administration Group, Financial Risk Management Department, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) Chiyoda First Building, East Wing 3rd Floor, 8-1, Nishikanda 3-Chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8359, Japan TEL 03-3512-7684 FAX 03-3512-7689
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