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REQUEST FOR QUOTATION FOR INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL AUDITING SERVICES

The Permanent Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA (hereinafter – the PS IGC TRACECA) located at General Tarlan Aliyarbekov str., 8/2, Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan, AZ 1005) intends to conduct appropriate procurement of services specified below by requesting quotations from all interested parties.

Description of services

Services for:
- conducting an audit of the annual financial reporting in order to reflect an independent opinion on the reliability of the preparation of financial reporting for 2018-2020;
- checking the correctness of the financial reporting, including report on budget execution, for the presence of distortions for 2018-2020;
- related services with the provision of a detailed analysis/assessment of issues and relevant recommendations on them enclosing the calculation of necessary corrections;
- conducting a selective reconciliation of the correctness and reliability of payments with contractors (suppliers) for 2018-2020;
- evaluation of the accounting and management accounting system with a description of accounting procedures;
- assessment of the correctness of inventory and intangible assets accounting;
- analysis of financial and economic activity for 2018-2020;
- conducting a tax review and consulting on the application of legislation on taxes and other mandatory payments to the budget, tax, accounting and financial reporting;
- consulting and elaboration of recommendations on the possibility of accounting and reporting, as well as other issues related to finance, by external organizations (outsourcing of services);
- elaboration of recommendations to improve financial discipline, internal regulatory documents and their implementation.


Term of services
Within 3 months from the date of conclusion of the service contract.

Cost of services
8.000 (eight thousand) Euro as a whole, including the cost for covering transportation costs (if any).

Deadline for submitting a quotation

By 23:59 (Time zone – Baku, GMT+4) on 27 November 2021. Quotations received after this deadline will not be considered.

Quotation must contain the following mandatory information:

1) General information about the supplier, including the following information and supporting documents:
- availability of representations (offices) in the TRACECA countries;
- availability of a license to carry out auditing and/or consulting activities;
- availability of state registration in the Republic of Azerbaijan;
- membership in one of the accredited professional audit and/or consulting associations;
- having at least five-year experience in the field of general auditing and/or providing consulting services in the field of finance;
- presence in the staff of at least 10 qualified certified auditors and/or consultants with extensive experience in general auditing.
2) Cost of services without VAT;
3) Sample contract of services.

The supplier can provide any additional information.

The quotation and a sample contract must be provided in Russian or English.

It is allowed to submit only one quotation from one supplier, making amendments and (or) additions to which is not allowed. Potential suppliers may revoke submitted quotations before the deadline for their submission. In this case, it is allowed to re-submit quotations with the amendments made before the expiration of the term for their submission.

Interested persons are asked to send their quotations within the above mentioned period to the address: General Tarlan Aliyarbekov str., 8/2, Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan, AZ 1005 or by e-mail:  office(at)ps.traceca-org.org  


REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

FOR SERVICES IN ASSESSING AND ELABORATING THE CONCEPT OF MARITIME VESSELS FOR THE CASPIAN SEA, ELABORATING A BUSINESS MODEL OF CARGO SHIPPING LINES ON THE CASPIAN AND BLACK SEAS, FEASIBILITY STUDY WITH CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF VESSELS FOR TRANSPORTATION ON THE CASPIAN AND BLACK SEAS


The Permanent Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA (hereinafter – the PS IGC TRACECA) located at General Aliyarbekov str., 8/2, Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan, AZ 1005) intends to conduct appropriate procurement of services specified below by requesting quotations from all interested parties.

Description of services

Services for
- conducting a comparative analysis of the cost of multimodal cargo transportation in containers, by road or rail transport by sea (ferry and feeder vessel) on the Caspian and Black Seas, and preparing recommendations for reducing the transportation cost and the business model of cargo shipping lines;
- analysis of the current fleet of the TRACECA countries (on the Caspian Sea: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan; on the Black Sea: Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine), including ferries and feeder vessels, identification of bottlenecks and factors constraining the maritime transport development;
- development of the feasibility study, including conceptual design of the ship construction (including two-tier ferries and, if necessary, ramps in ports), for sea transportation along the Caspian Sea and adaptation of terminals given the cargo flow (dimensions, mass characteristics, number of vehicles, containers, uneven flow, etc.) in order to ensure optimal loading of ships and reduce the transportation cost;
- development of the feasibility study with rationale of the optimal parameters of ferries for sea transportation on the Black Sea, given the cargo flow (dimensions, mass characteristics, number of vehicles, containers, uneven flow, etc.) within TRACECA.

Term and form of services
Within 3 months from the date of conclusion of the service contract. The results of services provided, including blueprints and other materials, are transmitted in electronic form in PDF in Russian or English.

Cost of services
12,000 (twelve thousand) Euro as a whole, including the cost for covering transportation costs (if any).

Deadline for submitting a quotation
By 23:59 (Time zone – Baku, GMT+4) on 27 November 2021. Quotations received after this deadline will not be considered.

Quotation must contain the following mandatory information:
1) General information about the supplier, including information about the activities and availability of relevant certificates and/or licenses for the provision of services.
2) Cost of services without VAT;
3) Sample contract of services.

The supplier can provide any additional information.

The quotation and a sample contract must be submitted in Russian or English.

It is allowed to submit only one quotation from one supplier, making amendments and (or) additions to which is not allowed. Potential suppliers may revoke submitted quotations before the deadline for their submission. In this case, it is allowed to re-submit quotations with the amendments made before the expiration of the term for their submission.

Interested persons are asked to send their quotations within the above mentioned period to the address: General Tarlan Aliyarbekov str., 8/2, Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan, AZ 1005 or by e-mail:  office(at)ps.traceca-org.org