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        No.Capex/Com/E-Tender/Import/16-17/14                                                       09 / 02 / 17

        E-Tender ID:  2017_CAPEX_109018_1

Notice Inviting E-Tender

Competitive E-Tenders are invited for the import of about 500 to 1000 MT of good quality Tanzania (cdjkl) origin raw cashew nuts 2016-17 crop as Direct Import / High seas Import.  Supply of Raw nuts need to be completed before 25th March, 2017.  Guaranteed outturn per bag of 80 Kg should be 52 and above and count less than 200 per Kg.  If necessary, parity price will be analysed and arrived manually and L1 will be determined based on outturn, count and origin. E-Tenders will be accepted online till 6 PM on 21/02/17 and will be opened on 25/02/17 at 10 A.M. E.M.D Rs. 200,000/- (Two lakhs only) has to be remitted by the tenderer only through E-Payment while submitting the bid online.  Bids with EMD status “Success” only will be treated as valid tenders.  Tender conditions and tender form and specimen contract are available online. The bidder should download the tender form and use to submit the tender.  The tenderer has to follow the directions in the e-tender site, upload all the required documents in pdf format and file the tender as two cover system. Financial bid has to be quoted in the “BOQ” (Excel file) available in the site. The successful tenderer has to deposit a security deposit of Rs.5,00,000/- (Five lakhs only) immediately. The Capex Board reserves the right to decide the quantity and quality of raw nuts based on market conditions. Further details can be had from CAPEX H.O, our website and e-tender website


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Tender Specifications



  1. The bidder has to file his tender latest by the time and date announced in the e-tender notice. 
  2. EMD of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lakhs) only through E-Payment while submitting the tender online. If the bidder is SBT A/c holder, they can pay there it, if the bidder is non-SBT A/c holder, they can pay through NEFT/RTGS using the form generated from the system. Bids with EMD status “Success” only will be treated as valid tenders.
  3. The bidder has to submit a stock certificate or contract or Bill of lading or other document if any to prove that the bidder holding stock in high seas or for direct import.
  4. The bidder has to submit a credibility certificate recently issued by a reputed bank.
  5. The bidder has to quote his tender in the application form available in the web site and the following details should be mentioned in the tender.
  6. Mention the origin of raw nuts.
  7. Quantity to be mentioned in MT. 
  8. Outturn guarantee in lbs per 80 Kgs bag should be specified.
  9. Number of raw nuts (count) per kilogram should be specified.
  10. Whether direct import or Highseas import – need to be mentioned.
  11. Shipment / delivery time need to be mentioned.
  12. The bidder should choose his item from the choices available in the BOQ and his specifications indicated in technical bid should match with his BOQ.
  13. Price should be quoted at CIF rate per MT in Financial bid (BOQ) only.
  14. The successful tenderer has to remit Rs.5,00,000/- as security deposit.
  15. The tenderer has to indicate his VAT registration number and IE Code number in the tender

document.  If he is an agent, he should submit authorization letter from his principal.


Other General Conditions

  1. Capex has invited the tender on landed weight and quality terms. 
  2. 85 % of import bill will be paid against documents and balance 15 % will be paid after assessing the quality and quantity of cargo. 
  3. The cargo is to be inspected at discharge port by the nominated agency of Capex (RBS) to certify weight.  Quality assessment will be done by the same nominated agency in the presence of representatives of capex and seller.
  4. The bidder has to follow the norms like; Foreign matter – Nil, Rejection allowed maximum 10 %, (Moisture – Maximum 10%, fertile nuts – maximum 10% including rotten, void, diseased, spotted, partly damaged and immature).
  5. The surveyor will certify the quality of nuts.  If the outturn is found to be less than the contracted outturn, the quality claims to be finalized on 1:1 pro-rata basis.  If the count is found higher, the claim will be finalized on pro-rata basis.  If the defect nuts exceed 10 %, claim will be processed as 1:1.5 basis.  For determining the defective nuts, rotten, void and diseased nuts should be taken as 100% defective, 75 % of the spotted, partly damaged and immature nuts should be taken as defective.  For determining outturn, 25% of the partly damaged, spotted and immature kernels will be taken as good and will be added to the weight of good quality kernels.  The rotten, void and diseased nuts will not be taken in to account for calculating the outturn.
  6. The tender submitted by the tenderer shall remain valid for 10 days after the date of opening the tender.
  7. The Capex Board reserves the right to accept or reject any tender.
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