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Nordic Highlights Q1 | 2020 - A Look Into Emergency Procurement and Beyond

9 April 2020

We have published our Nordic Highlights Q1 | 2020 issue. Topic in this issue is public procurement.

In these turbulent times, public procurement is becoming increasingly important for the welfare of our countries. As the world economy is taking a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public entities will still continue to need supplies and services. This is a significant opportunity for the private sector, and we estimate public tendering competitions to become even more important for the private sector companies. We have seen local authorities recommend that contracting authorities expedite their tendering competitions instead of prolonging them. In addition, faster payment schemes have been suggested.

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