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6. Statement 805: Preferential Procurement for QSEs


6.1 The QSE Preferential Procurement Scorecard

The following table represents the criteria for deriving a score for preferential procurement under this statement:



Weighting Points

Compliance Target

BEE Procurement Spend from all Suppliers based on the BEE Procurement Recognition Levels as a percentage of Total Measured Procurement Spend




6.2 Key Measurement Principles
6.2.1 All procurement of goods and services by the Measured Entity, other than such portion specifically excluded in this statement, is measurable in calculating Total Measured Procurement Spend of the Measured Entity.
6.2.2 Where a Measured Entity can show that it procures goods and services from a Supplier that is also: a recipient of enterprise development contributions from the Measured Entity under Code series 600, the BEE Procurement Spend attributable to that Supplier multiplied by a factor of 1.2 is recognisable; and a Value-Adding Supplier, the BEE Procurement Spend attributable to that Supplier multiplied by a factor of 1.25 is recognisable.
6.2.3 Measured Entities are expected to pursue compliance with this statement in respect of all areas of procurement
6.2.4 Total Measured Procurement Spend of a Measured Entity and the Exclusions from Total Measured Procurement Spend must be determined in accordance with Statement 500.