The study's objective is to explorethe current situation of cross-border activity in public procurement in theEuropean Union (EU), updating and expanding previous efforts in assessingparticipation in cross-border public procurement, with a view to the period2016-2019. The study is divided into three different workflows, namely:
WS 1 - Assess the extent ofcross-border participation, direct and indirect, in the EU public procurementmarket, including the participation of third-country companies and theiraffiliates.
WS 2 - Discuss the differentapproaches when measuring the entry levels of cross-border acquisitions; analyzethe contestability of the market and provide an intertemporal analysis; andassess the relationship between international participation, direct andindirect, over time to describe long-term market access strategies through theimmediate presence or local affiliates.
WS 3 - Complement the results ofprevious work streams by collecting new feedbacks, from contracting entitiesand bidders, on the factors that influence the results obtained. The analysiswill focus on acquisitions originating from EU members, from 2016 to 2019, andwill include EU countries, the United Kingdom, EFTA countries, and some non-EUcountries. The purpose of this flow is to:
- Analyze the factors that influenceinternational participation in purchasing markets;
- Collect additional data on thepurchase of products (goods and services) originating in third countries.
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