Why do same companies win state tenders?

author: Goran Lefkov


Transmet. A company which has built its rise and spread with public tenders. And in the past 5 years there were 11 like these, tenders higher than 1 million Euros, with a total amount of over 56 million Euros.

The largest of them is worth 38 million Euros obtained in 2013 by ELEM. The tender was for coal excavation from the landslide of the mine Suvodol in REK Bitola.

In 2011Seat Kochan won tenders worth millions from ELEM, which electronic procurement system does not show, but the public learned about them from the wiretapped conversations released by the opposition through discussions of ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and former Director of ELEM Vlatko Chingovski.


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(The story has been supported by the National Endowment for democracy project “Raising Awareness About Corruption through Investigative Reporting”)