ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Dec 2008In December 2008, the government of Algeria announced a change in the price advantage granted to domestic producers in certain public tenders.
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The Prime-ministerinstruction from 20/22 December 2008 (In legal terms, these instructions do not supersede or bear the same weight as a law) on the production of local origin is a reminder and an injunction to enforce the provisions of Presidential Decree No. 02-250 of 24 July 2002 concerning the 15% preference margin granted to products originating in Algeria as part of public procurement.
Whether by tender or private treaty, national and international markets regarding the purchase of office equipment and supplies for the operation of services, preference will be given to production of local origin within the limit of 15% of bids.
For the completion of works, services, studies and acquisition of equipment, priority will be given to the production of goods or services of Algerian origin, according to two criteria: for offers of goods and services at least equal in quality to offers from foreign bidders, preference will be given to domestic production and, the 15% preferential margin will apply to products and services of Algerian origin.