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Difference between Government Procurement and Private Sector Procurement

Government or Public Procurements differ from other organisational (Production, Intermediaries and Institutional) procurements, in the following manner.

  • Size – number of procurements and quantity of items purchased, is large
  • Diversity – diversified items and types
  • Regulations – decision making is governed by regulations
  • Sources of funds – public funds
  • Public Review – public interest

In addition, the procurement processes and the policies, differ between government and private sectors.