This document is a bid notice and invitation to bidders for manufacturing, supplying and maintaining 174 busses. The notice requires that proposals incorporate local labor and maximize the local labor content during the manufacturing, supply and maintenance of the bus fleet (Section 6.13).
Likewise, the document establishes that “only tenders that have a higher than the stipulated minimum threshold for local content as stipulated (80%) (on the procuring documents) … will be eligible for further evaluation.”
This declaration certificate forms part of the package of standard bidding documents as prescribed in the Preferential Procurement Regulations, which promotes local production and content in designated sectors.
As the introduction of the document indicates, “This guideline provides tenderers with a detailed description of how to calculate local content of products (goods, services and works) by components/material/services and enables them to keep an updated record for verification requirements”.
These sample provisions are for use by the public sector in tender documents and contracts where the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP)is applicable. They are not meant to be followed exactly, but to be adjusted according to the needs of the specific circumstances.
The model clauses cover several aspects of in projects such standard VIPP projects or those that have been categorized as strategic by the policy. This document for instance:
Through these Rules, the BNDES aims to increase the local content of wind turbines through the production of their components in the country (Brazil). The methodology sets up “physical goals, divided by stages that should be met by the fabricants according to a pre-set schedule.”
These Rules establish a minimum ratio of components and production processes required for the BNDES’s financial support on photovoltaic equipment, and accreditation and maintenance of Computerized Supplier Accreditation (CIF).
The Rules provide stages of local content that must be met by the fabricant for products made of crystal silicon and thin film, as well as percentages that must be met before set deadlines.