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Guidance on the participation of third country bidders and goods in the EU procurement market


The new guidance facilitates the understanding of some practical aspects of public procurement procedures in the EU when dealing with third country participation in tenders. It also aims to promote the principle that not only price, but also high European standards are taken into account in public procurement procedures. This will help public buyers ensure that all bidders, regardless of their origin, are treated equally and play by the same rules.