Bid Rigging

Bid rigging occurs when suppliers communicate with each other before lodging their bids and agree amongst themselves who will be the successful bidder and at what price. This practice is one type of collusive tendering and may be discouraged by introducing new bidders and, regularly benchmarking offers against industry standards. See also Collusion.

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