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1 Mar, 2016

From Birthright to HP, Israel Gave Billions to Private Contractors Without Tenders – Ha’aretz

Israel’s government has spent 31.6 billion shekels ($8.1 billion) over the last five years awarding contracts to companies and other organizations without any kind of competitive bidding process, an analysis conducted by the Public Knowledge Workshop for The Marker shows. More than 3,900 bodies, the biggest by far a company called Sarel that purchases medical equipment and medicines in bulk for the Health Ministry, and including the likes of Taglit and HP were awarded contracts without a tender over the last five years.

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