Procurement Notice

February 25, 2015

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance
Chairman & CEO Kazuhiko Bando

1.Procurement sector: information services

Group I 'Comprehensive service of country risk information'
Group II 'Information service concerning country risks in the emerging markets and resource-rich countries'

2. Qualifications for applicants

Applicants must meet the criteria listed as (1) and (2) below.

(1) Party who does not fall under any of the following clauses (a) to (c).
(a) Party who does not have the faculty to conclude contract concerned or does not acquire rehabilitation by the bankrupt except minors, persons under conservatorship or persons under assistance who obtain the consent necessary for concluding contract concerned. (b) Nippon Export and Investment Insurance may preclude any party who is deemed to fall under any one of the following descriptions from participation in tendering for two years from the date of the occurrence of the action described in the following respective items. The same shall apply to those who hire any party as an agent,manager or employee. ⅰ) Party who intentionally executed construction work or production with poor workmanship, or committed dishonest acts concerning the quality or quantity of goods in the course of performance under a contract; ⅱ) Party who disturbed the enforcement of fair competition, impaired fair pricing, or conspired with others to gain improper profits; ⅲ) Party who blocked a successful bidder from executing a contract or prevented a contractor from performing his obligations under a contract; ⅳ) Party who prevented staff members from performing their duties in exercising supervision or making an inspection; ⅴ) Party who failed to perform his contractual obligations without just cause; ⅵ) Party who hired anyone who committed any of the foregoing acts within the last two years as an agent , manager or employee for the performance of a contract; (c) Nippon Export and Investment Insurance may preclude those who fall under the preceding clause (b) as its tender agent from participation in tender concerned.
(2) Party shall have form Grade A to Grade C in the 'Offer of Services, etc ' in terms of the qualification for participating in tenders laid down by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Single qualification for every ministry and agency) in the fiscal years 2013, 2014 and 2015, provided, however, except for party who is qualified by Nippon Export and Investment Insurance for participating in the tendering procedures for special reasons.

3. Selection of qualified participants

The proposals submitted in accordance with the "Guidelines for Applicants" of each Group I, II, and III shall be examined by the Selection Committee to select qualified participants.

4. Access to the Guidelines for Applicants

Please download the "Guidelines for Applicants"
(available as a PDF from our website).

【Guidelines for Applicants】
(including Service Specifications and Proposal Requirements)



5. Inquiries may be addressed to:

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI)
FAX: 81-(0)3-3512-7689

(Attn: Country Risk Analysis Group, Financial Risk Management Department)

6. Submission of the proposals

(1) Submission deadline:
No later than 5:00 p.m. (Greenwich mean time【GMT】), Tuesday, March 17, 2015
(2) Submit to:
(3) Please submit your Proposal Requirements via email in PDF format. (* If the proposals are submitted from within Japan, submission by postal mail or hand delivery will be acceptable. When submitted by postal mail, the proposals must be sent by registered or certified mail and must be received by the deadline.)
Nippon Export and Investment Insurance
(Attn: Country Risk Group, Financial Risk Management Department)
Chiyoda First Building, East Wing 3rd Floor, 3-8-1, Nishikanda,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8359

7. Invalid proposals

Proposals which do not meet the qualifications set forth in this Notice shall be deemed invalid.

8. Other

Conditions not included in this notice shall be set forth in each "Guidelines for Applicants".