Panama: Dirección General de Contrataciones Públicas

The General Directorate of Public Procurement (Dirección General de Contrataciones Públicas) tracks information about public procurement processes in their electronic procurement system (Panamá Compra) and publishes open contracting data in “Panamá Compra en Cifras”.

The publication includes contracting data from local and centralized government agencies in Panamá without amounts thresholds restrictions, including all procurement processes but framework agreements. Panamá’s OCDS publication is updated weekly through a process that gets “Panama Compra” registries and standardizes them before publication.

Available formats:
JSON
Excel
CSV

Overview

Data date range:
Jan 1900 - Feb 2011
Last retrieved:
23 Oct 2022
Update frequency:
Monthly
OCID prefix:
ocds-emvi6n
License:
Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (ODC PDDL)

You are free:

  • To share: To copy, distribute and use the database.
  • To create: To produce works from the database.
  • To adapt: To modify, transform and build upon the database.

As long as you:

  • Blank: This section is intentionally left blank. The PDDL imposes no restrictions on your use of the PDDL licensed database.
Language:
Spanish
Retrieved from:
https://ocds.panamacompraencifras.gob.pa/swagger/index.html

Data available

A contracting process has several stages: tendering, awarding, contracting and implementation. You can learn about the contracting stages in this tutorial.

Parties

Count of parties:
41,979

Planning

Count of planning activities:
0

Tenders

Count of tenders:
20,743
Count of tenderers:
0
Count of tender items:
47,668

Awards

Count of awards:
88
Count of suppliers:
88
Count of award items:
203

Contracts

Count of contracts:
0
Count of contract items:
0
Count of transactions:
0

Documents

Count of documents:
0

Milestones

Count of milestones:
0

Amendments

Count of amendments:
0

Besides core OCDS fields, DGCP also publishes additional bid details through the Bid statistics and detail extension.

Data quality

Summary

We have not yet prepared a data quality summary for this dataset.

Access data

This OCDS dataset is available for download in JSON, Excel or CSV format. You can download the data for contracting processes in a specific year or for all time.

JSON

Each contracting process is represented as one line of JSON text in the .jsonl file.

The .jsonl file is compressed using Gzip. Windows users need 7-Zip, WinRAR or WinZip to decompress the .gz file.

Excel

Each contracting process is represented as one row in the main sheet. Other sheets link to it via the _link_main column.

Excel files can have at most 1,048,576 rows. If a year is missing, it had too many rows.

CSV

Each contracting process is represented as one row in the main.csv file. Other files link to it via the _link_main column.

The .csv files are archived using tar and compressed using Gzip. Windows users need 7-Zip, WinRAR or WinZip to decompress the .tar.gz file.

Do you have any questions or feedback on this dataset or any other content on this page?