Poroshenko signes Law on Public Procurement
17.02.2016 16:11 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of today, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed Law of Ukraine ¹922-V²²² «On Public Procurement» adopted by the Parliament on Dec 25, 2015, President Petro Poroshenko Press Office reports.
As to the report, the law provides for the establishment of e-procurement system for all public procurements of goods and services priced at UAH200,000 or above.
Reportedly, the law shall introduce the e-procurement system in two phases: starting from this year Apr 1 - for the central executive authorities and customers operating in specific economic areas; starting from this year Aug 1 - for the rest of customers.
As to the report, the implementation of this law will increase the degree of competition in public procurement and reduce the level of corruption.
In meanwhile, the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv has noted: «This law scales up the pilot project of the ProZorro e-procurement system, which has already proved its efficiency and saved over half milliard hryvnias within 2015».