Experience of public procurement under COVID 19

  • Irina Holtsova National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8026-0253
  • Yana Tsimbalenko National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
Keywords: public procurement, state order, COVID19, quarantine restrictions, pandemic, Prozorro


2020 has become a global societal challenge for the whole world. The global pandemic, caused by COVID 19 has become threatening to the well-being of society and its sustainable development in virtually all spheres of human activity. The sphere of public procurement is not an exception not only in Ukraine, but also in European countries. The new conditions of social reality set such conditions for the implementation of public procurement, for which the world was not ready, but they required the necessary and urgent transformations. The article examines the experience of Ukraine and the European Union in the formation of public procurement and its operation under COVID 19 and strict quarantine restrictions. The Ukrainian economy was largely unprepared for the new social realities, but it was the sphere of public procurement, the development of which occured in the last 5 years, that surprised with its functional and regulatory security. The author draws attention to the peculiarities of the implementation of the system of electronic public procurement, their gradual formation and transformation. The analysis and qualitative differences of the new system of public procurement, which allowed to ensure the necessary transparency and publicity of the state order in the medical sphere, are given. A comparison of the Ukrainian system of functioning of public procurement and European transformations in this sphere is given. Because the experience of European countries in the difficult transition phase of the society of the pandemic era is very important for the countries of the post-Soviet space, as the countries of the European Union are in many respects the example to follow for such countries. The author cites the key features of the transformation and improvement of the public procurement system in accordance with the critical conditions of society


Download data is not yet available.

Author Biographies

Irina Holtsova, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”

Department of Management Theory and Practice

Yana Tsimbalenko, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”

Department of Management Theory and Practice


Pro publichni zakupivli (2015). Zakon Ukrainy No. 922-VIII. 25.12.2015. Available at: http://zakon2.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/922-19

Directive 2014/24/eu of the European Parliament and of the council of 26 February 2014 on public procurement and repealing. Directive 2004/18/EC. Available at: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32014L0024&from=EN

Lyst Ministerstvu rozvytku ekonomiky, torhivli ta silskoho hospodarstva Ukrainy derzhavnoho pidpryiemstva «PROZORRO» (2020). No. 206/712/10. 24.03.2020.

Lyst Ministerstvo rozvytku ekonomiky, torhivli ta silskoho hospodarstva Ukrainy Orhanam derzhavnoi vlady, orhanam mistsevoho samovriaduvannia, ustanovam, orhanizatsiiam, pidpryiemstvam ta inshym subiektam sfery zakupivel Shchodo poriadku zakupivel u zviazku iz COVID-19 (2020). No. 3304-04/20656-06. 25.03.2020.

Information from European union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies. Сommunication from the commission. «Guidance on using the public procurement framework in the emergency situation related to the COVID-19 crisis» (2020). Available at: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52020XC0401(05)&from=EN

Rita Beuter. EU public procurement policy in the context of COVID-19 (2020). EIPA briefing. Available at: https://www.eipa.eu/eu-public-procurement-policy-in-the-context-of-covid-19/

Pro Stratehiiu reformuvannia publichnykh zakupivel («dorozhniu kartu») (2016). Rozporiadzhennia Kabinetu Ministriv Ukrainy No. 175-r. 24.02.2016. Available at: http://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/175-2016- %D1 %80 Last accessed: 30.12.2019

Pro zdiisnennia derzhavnykh zakupivel (2010). Zakon Ukrainy No. 2289. 01.06.2010. Available at: https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2289-17

Deiaki pytannia zakupivli tovariv, robit i posluh, neobkhidnykh dlia zdiisnennia zakhodiv, spriamovanykh na zapobihannia vynyknenniu ta poshyrenniu, lokalizatsiiu ta likvidatsiiu spalakhiv, epidemii ta pandemii hostroi respiratornoi khvoroby COVID-19, sprychynenoi koronavirusom SARS-CoV-2, na terytorii Ukrainy (2020). Postanova Kabinetu Ministriv Ukrainy No. 225. 20.03.2020.

Public Procurement (2020). European Commission. Available at: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/public-procurement_en

👁 150
⬇ 166
How to Cite
Holtsova, I., & Tsimbalenko, Y. (2021). Experience of public procurement under COVID 19 . Technology Transfer: Innovative Solutions in Social Sciences and Humanities, 33-36. https://doi.org/10.21303/2613-5647.2021.001767
Economics, econometrics and finance