Public procurement is an important tool used for distribution of significant part of public expenditures. The size of public procurement market presents more than 10% GDP. That is the reason why it is important to focus on the parameters of public procurement, such as transparency, openness and professionalism. This article focuses on the degree of transparency and openness of public procurement in Czech Republic and Slovakia, operating with three indicators - index of transparency of public procurement market, the index of non-transparent procurement and the index of international openness. At the same time we are pointing at legal frameworks of public procurement in these countries and formulating conclusions and recommendations.
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