This report provides insight into the procurement processes in China, including the legal framework for bidding, an overview of the bidding process, and the most effective ways for European small and medium-sized enterprises to participate in that process.
China’s procurement market is huge and potentially extremely lucrative, but also complex, opaque and difficult to navigate. This report provides insight into this process through an analysis of the following areas:
- Legal framework for bidding: An overview of the legal framework for procurement in China, including the Government Procurement Law and Tender and Bidding Law.
- Overview of the bidding process: A description and analysis of how bidding projects work in China, looking at both formal and informal parts of that process and setting out the ways in which companies participate in the bidding market and the challenges they face.
- Sector specific requirements: Examples of specific requirements for procurement in the machinery, ICT and greentech sectors in order to provide insights into the kinds of challenges that European SMEs may confront when participating in the procurement process.
- Recommendations: Recommendations on the ways in which European SMEs can most effectively participate in the bidding process.