U.S. firms can successfully pursue many types of World Bank procurement opportunities and U.S. firms have been particularly successful in capturing Bank-funded consulting work. The U.S. consistently ranks among the top ten suppliers of consulting services in Bank-funded projects.
Successful firms tend to have some international experience and previous exposure to a structured procurement system, such as those used by large multinationals or U.S. Federal agencies.
Doing business with the World Bank requires you to learn about the Bank's project cycle and bidding guidelines. A highly recommended training course is available from the U.S. Commercial Service to help you understand the project approval process and identify the types of projects that will produce bidding opportunities for your company. This course is intended for business development staff and capture teams that identify, track, and capture overseas procurement opportunities. Click here to learn more.