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98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 411/15

Notice of invitation to tender for the reduction in the import duty on maize imported from
non-member countries

(98/C 411/10)

I. Subject República 79, P-1000 Lisboa (telex 13418; telefax:

7963723, 7930508, 7932210).
1.ÙNotice is hereby given of an invitation to tender for
the reduction in the duty on imports from Tenders not submitted by telex, telefax or telegram
non-member countries of maize falling within must be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked ‘Tender
subheading 1005Ø90Ø00 of the combined nomen- for the reduction in the import duty on maize —
clature. Regulation (EC) No 2850/98’. This envelope must
itself be enclosed in another sealed envelope bearing
2.ÙThe total quantity in respect of which the reduction in the address in question.
the import duty may be fixed is 250Ø000 tonnes.
Tenders submitted shall remain firm until the Member
3.ÙContracts will be awarded in accordance with the State concerned informs the interested party that his
provisions of Regulation (EC) No 2850/98Ø(Î). tender has been successful.

2.ÙThe tender and the proof and declaration referred to

II. Time limits in Article 6(3) of Commission Regulation (EC)
No 1839/95Ø(Ï) shall be written in the official
1.ÙThe period for submission of tenders for the first
language, or one of the official languages, of the
weekly invitation begins on 8 January 1999 and
Member State whose competent authority has
expires on 14 January 1999 at 11 a.m.
received the tender.
2.ÙThe period for submission of tenders for subsequent
weekly invitations begins on the Friday of each week IV. Tendering security
and expires on the following Thursday at 11 a.m.
This notice is published only in respect of the issue of The tendering security shall be made payable to the
this invitation to tender. Unless amended or replaced, competent authority.
this notice is valid for all weekly invitations issued
during the period of validity of this invitation to V. Award of the contract
The award of the contract shall establish:
III. Tenders
(a)Ùthe successful tenderer’s entitlement to be issued, in
1.ÙTenders must be submitted in writing and must either the Member State in which the tender was
be delivered personally against a receipt or be sent by submitted, with an import licence stating the
registered letter, telex, telefax or telegram, arriving no reduction in the import duty mentioned in the tender
later than the date and time stated in Title II, to the and awarded in respect of the quantity in question;
following address:
(b) the successful tenderer’s obligation to apply, in the
Minist~rio da Economòa, Direcç}o Geral das Relaçùes Member State referred to in (a), for an import
Econömicas Internacionais (DGREI), Avenida da licence for that quantity.

(Î)ÙOJ L 358, 31.12.1998, p. 44. (Ï)ÙOJ L 177, 28.7.1995, p. 4.