The OpenTender platform – part of the DIGIWHIST project – collects, transforms and publishes contracting data from 33 jurisdictions: 28 European Union (EU) member states, Norway, the EU Institutions, Iceland, Switzerland, and Georgia. Most of the data come from Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) and from national procurement portals.
The data from TED covers contracts whose monetary values exceed the thresholds set by EU directives. The thresholds are adjusted for inflation every 2 years.
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- Data date range:
- Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
- Last retrieved:
- 3 Dec 2021
- Update frequency:
- Every 6 months
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The dataset also includes other relevant information through some OCDS recommended extensions, such as lots, bids, and requirements.
We have not yet prepared a data quality summary for this dataset.
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.
Each contracting process is represented as one line of JSON text in the
.jsonl file is compressed using Gzip. Windows users need 7-Zip, WinRAR or WinZip to decompress the
Each contracting process is represented as one row in the
main sheet. Other sheets link to it via the
Excel files can have at most 1,048,576 rows. If a year is missing, it had too many rows.