Daniel MitterhoffKhon Kaen University Nonkhai Campus · Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies
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For over ten years now, supervision and implementation of public purchasing activities in China has largely been divided among government agencies that jealously guard their share of their regulatory pie and covet the regulatory province of other agencies. Yet vested interests are now on the defensive, as a reform process seeks to collapse the segr...
This year in review article for 2011 focuses on developments in Chinese procurement law in the realm of socio-economic policies, most notably, policies aimed at (1) enhancing contracting opportunities for China's small and medium business, and (2) preferential treatment of domestically-developed technology products.
This commentary highlights the failure to set policy priorities under China’s near decade old government procurement system and bemoans the consequences of China's mixed policy signals. The author calls for China to return focus upon the guiding principles of the three “gongs”--“gongkai,” “gongping” and “gongzheng” (translated as “openness, fairnes...
Written during the drafting process for China's 2002 Government Procurement Law, this piece explores the characteristics of China's emerging public purchasing regime in comparison to that of the U.S. government procurement system, highlighting some of the challenges facing implementation of the new Chinese model.
This article analyzes a Chinese bid protest that has taken nearly seven years to adjudicate, yet as of this writing, no institution of the Chinese state has evaluated the substance of the protester’s bid challenge. Instead, the supplier’s complaint has been snared in a grey area between two of China’s multiple bid protest systems, burdening the sup...