Public Procurement System in Service of Strengthening the Market Economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Abstract: Although the public procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina is represented the area of the legal profession because it is defined by laws and regulations, it is actually more important for economists and all public officials in the country. The subject of this work is theoretical. and practical aspects of applying the transparency to the system of public procurement in the context of strengthening market competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the market economy in general. The special significance of this work lies in the fact that for the first time, research methods were applied to reveal the market strength of the contracting authorities (buyers) and market competition among suppliers (sellers) in the public procurement market in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as measured by their market shares. Based on such findings, the relations of market strength of contracting authorities and the level of development of competition on the public procurement market in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period from 2010 to 2012 was examined in terms of choosing more or less transparent procurement procedures. Keywords:public procurement system, transparency, market competition.
International Burch University