The Buenos Aires City tracks information in a centralized system (RIIC, Registro Informatizado de Información de Contrataciones de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires) within the scope of the Ministry of Finance of the City of Buenos Aires and publishes all contracts related to public goods purchases in the Buenos Aires Compras system.
All the entities from the Public Sector of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, including all government branches and state-owned enterprises, but excluding entities whose financing does not come regularly from the General Budget of Expenditures and Calculation of Resources, are required to use the RIIC for all public contracts. Some contracting procedures are excluded, as described in the purchasing and contracting law of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, notably:
The OCDS data includes the contracts for goods and services of the City, from the following procurement methods: “Orden de compra abierta”, “orden de compra cerrada”, “compra unificada”, “subasta inversa” and “Convenio Marco”.
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Last reviewed: Aug 2022
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