User Guide for Procurement of Works - FIDIC Red Book (2017)

Business Document | October 2022

This document guides borrowers on how to prepare a bidding document for a unit price type of work contracts and evaluate bids and award contracts.

This publication provides guidance for borrowers on how to prepare a bidding document for an admeasurement (unit price) type of works contract using FIDIC Red Book (2017) general terms and conditions. It also covers how to evaluate bids and award contracts, based on the Asian Development Bank’s Standard Bidding Document for the Procurement of Works for cases “with” and “without” prequalification.

The SBDs make use of the Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer (“Red book”) Second edition 2017, published by the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseil (FIDIC).

This guide applies to projects governed by the Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers: Goods, Works, Nonconsulting and Consulting Services (2017), as amended from time to time).

This guide is applicable to projects governed by the Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers: Goods, Works, Nonconsulting and Consulting Services (2017), as amended from time to time).

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • The Bidding Process
  • Invitation for Bids
  • Section 1: Instructions to Bidders
  • Section 2: Bid Data Sheet
  • Section 3: Evaluation and Qualification Criteria
  • Section 4: Bidding Forms
  • Section 5: Eligible Countries
  • Section 6: Works’ Requirements
  • Section 7: General Conditions of Contract
  • Section 8: Particular Conditions of Contract
  • Section 9: Contract Forms

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