The electronic tender (ETS) was a flagship project under the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) lead in the e-government strategy to lead by example in the adoption of electronic means for the business of government to the citizens and businesses. Planned with the success of the launch in April 2000, the HKSAR ETS expand to all other government procurement, with the aim of transferring 80% of all procurement online by the end of 2003. Also considering was a … Read more »

The electronic tender (ETS) was a flagship project under the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) lead in the e-government strategy to lead by example in the adoption of electronic means for the business of government to the citizens and businesses. Planned with the success of the launch in April 2000, the HKSAR ETS expand to all other government procurement, with the aim of transferring 80% of all procurement online by the end of 2003. Was also considering an electronic marketplace system (EMS) for small purchases and to integrate the two systems for a total procurement solution.
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Ali F. Farhoomand,
Phoebe Ho,
M. Lynne Markus
Source: University of Hong Kong
21 pages.
Publication Date: Jun 25, 2002. Prod #: HKU238-PDF-ENG
Government E-Procurement: Electronic tendering procedures in the Hong Kong SAR HBR case solution