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GRAIN EXPORTATION SPECIFICATIONS - Toprak Mahsulleri Ofisi

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GRAIN EXPORTATION SPECIFICATIONS - Toprak Mahsulleri Ofisi ...

    T.C.

    TOPRAK MAHSULLERĠ OFĠSĠ GENEL MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ

    Ticaret Dairesi Başkanlığı

    ADDRESS: MÜDAFAA CADDESİ NO.18 FAX : (312) 417 72 23

     06440 BAKANLIKLAR 417 00 37

     ANKARA/TÜRKİYE 417 59 34

    PHONE : (312) 416 30 00-01

    GRAIN EXPORTATION SPECIFICATIONS

1) SUBJECT:

    Turkish Grain Board (TMO) is planning to export up to 50.000 MT (+/- 5%) of Red Milling Wheat, up to 50.000 MT (+/- 5%) of White Milling Wheat, up to 25.000 MT (+/- 5%) of Durum Wheat and up to 100.000 MT (+/- 5%) of White Feed Barley on FOB (USD/MT St/Tr) basis by a tender to be held at TMO General Directorate on 15.10.2009 at 10:30 a.m. hrs local time.

2) MODE OF THE TENDER

The tender will be realized by way of sealed-bid tender.

    Only foreign companies can participate in the tender.

3) COMMODITY:

    Crop year of the commodities’ subject to the tender are 2009 and quality of these commodities (specifications and definitions) that are planned to be exported will be as per

    enclosed contract draft. The bidders can take sample from TMO in case of their demand.

4) TENDER CONDITIONS:

Definitions:

    The companies which submit an offer for the tender hereafter will be referred to as “bidder”.

    TMO hereafter will be referred to as “seller”.

Bidders will be able to participate in the tender directly or by their representatives located in

    Turkey. Seller will be exporter in the contract and the contract will be signed with the

    successful bidder.

5) LOADING PERIODS & PORTS:

The loading ports and shipment periods are indicated in ENCL. NO:1, and specifications of

    commodities and characteristics of loading ports are indicated in enclosures of Contract Draft

    (ENCL. NO:2) of this Exportation Specifications and shipments will be realized as per

    enclosed contract draft terms.

Quantities and prices offered for each shipment period shall be final. In case combined offer(s)

    will be given as regards to shipment periods, quantity and price, then the bidder shall have to

    buy the consignment that will be chosen by the seller at the best price among their offers for

    each period and quantity.

5.1) OFFERS:

    The price offer will be given for;

    Minimum 10.000 MT (+/- %5).

The offers under this quantity will not be taken into consideration.

The offers will be given according to this Exportation Specifications and its enclosed

    contract terms, counter offers shall not be evaluated.

    After the offers are opened before the bidders, the bidders will submit only their 5.1.1. final increased price offers, which the tender decision will be predicated on, at the same

    day in written and in closed envelopes to the Tender Commission within the time

    determined by the Tender Commission, provided that the loading port, loading period,

    quantity etc. conditions of their first offers shall remain unchanged. The first offers of

    the bidders that are submitted in closed envelopes will be taken into consideration, if

    they do not send any representative to the tender or do not give any final increased

    price offer although a representative is being sent.

5.2) SHIPMENTS:

    Shipments (as B/L quantity) will be realized by the vessels to load;

    Minimum 10.000 MT (+/- %5).

Otherwise, the seller will have the option for not to accept the vessel nominated by the

    successful bidder to load under the minimum quantity allowed for each load port or to accept

    on “full dispatch” condition.

    6) DATE & TIME OF THE TENDER:

The offers and documents of the tender in a sealed envelope, which are addressed to

    “HUBUBAT IHALE KOMISYONU DIKKATINE”, should be submitted directly to TMO General

    Directorate/Communication Division until 15.10.2009 10:30 a.m. hrs local time. The offers

    submitted after this date and time will not be taken into consideration.

The offers sent by telex or fax shall not be taken into consideration.

    7) TENDER DOCUMENTS:

a) The bidders ; after placing the certificate of authority and circular of signature of the

    persons who are authorized to sign the offer and the bargaining offer, bid bonds and the

    residence address in an envelope and their offers in another envelope, will then place

    these two envelopes into one outer envelope. The offers, circular of signature and

    certificate of authority which are issued in a foreign language other than Turkish or

    English, are to be given with the translations in Turkish from a sworn translator. The

    signature entitlements and power of attorneys will be notarized.

b) THE OFFERS WHICH DO NOT HAVE BID BOND SHALL NOT BE TAKEN INTO

    CONSIDERATION.

8) BID BOND:

    Bid Bond (B/B) will be 3 pct of the total offer’s amount (by taking into consideration the

    final offer) in USD basis and payable in TRY (Turkish Lira) equivalent over the Turkish

    Central Bank Bid Exchange Sale Rate of the day encashment is realized, one month valid, in

    Turkish and in conformity with the example issued on State Tender Circular Letter by

    Republic of Turkey Ministry of Finance. The bond issued on foreign currency will imply the

    following “ In case of encashment of this B/B, total amount of bond will be paid as

    Turkish Liras to your side on basis of USD currency sale rate of Turkish Central Bank

    at the date of encashment of B/B”.

As a guarantee, the letters of guarantee issued by banks and private financing organizations

    in American Dollars shall be acceptable. Furthermore, the letters of guarantee in American

    Dollars to be issued by foreign banks that are permitted to carry on business in Turkey in

    accordance with the relevant legislation and the letters of guarantee in American Dollars to

    be issued by banks or private financing organizations or likewise loan organizations carrying

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out business in Turkey, on the counter guarantee of the banks or likewise loan organizations

    carrying out business outside Turkey shall also be acceptable.

The bonds of the unsuccessful bidders will be released in case of the cancellation or the

    finalization of the tender.

The bonds of the successful bidders will be returned back after the realization of the terms in

    the item 10 of the draft contract.

The contract will be signed by both sides within 3 working days after announcement of

    result(s) of the tender to the successful bidder(s). Certificate of authority and the circular

    of signature which both are notarized by the public notary, of the person who is

    authorized to sign the contract, will be submitted to the seller. If the successful bidder does not sign the contract and does not submit p/b, this bid bond will be encashed and

    forfeited by the seller.

9) PERFORMANCE BOND:

    After the date of signing the contract by the seller, the successful bidder will submit a

    performance bond to the seller which will be in USD and 1 pct of the total value of the

    purchased commodity and in Turkish and consist of the contract date and number and in

    conformity with the example issued on State Tender Circular Letter by Republic of Turkey

    Ministry of Finance within 5 (five) businessdays at the same time in the seller’s and the successfull bidder’s countries.

As a guarantee, the letters of guarantee issued by banks and private financing organizations

    in American Dollars is acceptable. Furthermore, the letters of guarantee in American Dollars

    to be issued by foreign banks that are permitted to carry on business in Turkey in accordance

    with the relevant legislation and the letters of guarantee in American Dollars to be issued by

    banks or private financing organizations or likewise loan organizations carrying out business

    in Turkey, on the counter guarantee of the banks or likewise loan organizations carrying out

    business outside Turkey is also acceptable.

a) P/B must be valid until one year after the expiry date of shipment period.

b) P/B must contain a statement that;

In case of encashment of this p/b, total amount of bond will be paid as Turkish liras

    to your side on basis of USD currency sale rate of Turkish Central Bank at the date of

    encashment of p/b”.

    c) Performance Bond shall be returned to the successful bidder after fulfillment of all loading operations and contract terms, returning of the original copies of Promissory Note, Irrevocable Undertaking and Warehouse Receipt to the seller’s bank or to the seller itself, that were previously delivered to the successful bidder’s bank or the successful bidder itself, complete payment by the successful bidder of dispatch, carrying charge and other penalty costs, if any and settlement of the final accounts.

d) P/b will be forfeited in case of not fulfillment of contract terms partially or completely by

    the successful bidder. Additionally, arisen losses of the seller will be paid in cash by the

    successful bidder on the day requested by the seller. Otherwise, for each delaying day, the

    said losses will be cashed from the successful bidder along with the interest to be calculated

    at the rate of “6 months libor+5 p.a.” to be valid on the payment date.

10) PAYMENT:

The successful bidder will pay the cost by 100% cashable irrevocable Red Clause Letter of

    Credit to be opened in favor of the seller or by a telegraphic transfer to be made directly to

    the seller.

Export cost will be paid in USD.

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11) This exportation specification and the enclosed draft contract should be taken as a whole

    and can be taken from TMO (TURKISH GRAIN BOARD) General Directorate and /or Branch

    Offices and/or Exporter Unions and/or Turkish Trade Consultants and Agricultural Attaches in

    Hamburg, Berlin, New York , Washington, Paris, Bern, Milan, Rome, Ottawa, Tripoli, Beirut,

    Singapore, Abu-Dhabi, Dubai, London, Rabat, Tel-Aviv, Buenos Aires, Brussels, Sydney,

    Islamabad, Amman, Tokyo, Astana, Moscow, Baku, Tehran, Jeddah, Kiev, Sarajevo, Algiers,

    Karachi, Damascus, Cairo, Seoul, Beijing, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur as free of charge and

    also can be followed from internet address www.tmo.gov.tr.

12) OPTION:

All offers will be valid up to date of 16.10.2009 at 20:00 hrs local time.

13) TMO is free to realize the tender partially or completely and to award any company

    since TMO is not subject to State Tender Law no 2886.

14) DISPUTES:

    In case of any disputes Ankara Courts and Court-bailiff’s offices will be authorized. In this case Turkish copy of “Exportation Specifications” will be authentic.

Encl 1.Exportation Programme

     2. Draft Contract

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