Tender: Purchase of Ethyl Alcohol for $5.4 million

The National Liquor Factory in Costa Rica is tendering the purchase of ethyl alcohol for use to rectify as a neutral alcohol and ethyl alcohol to age for the year 2015.

Friday, January 30, 2015

The estimated volume of alcohol for 2015 is 5.2 million liters ± 2% ethyl alcohol for rectification and 25,000 liters ± 2% alcohol to age.

The deadline for submission of bids is February 5, 2015.

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