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Open Contracting Data Standard

We will work towards the implementation of the Open Contracting Data Standard on public procurement starting with major infrastructure projects as an early priority, including the new Mexico City International Airport, in accordance to Mexican regulations.

Country: Mexico

Status: ongoing

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: December 2020

Classification:

Concrete: Somewhat Concrete | New: Other | Ambitious: Other

  • 8 Evidence:

    Plataforma Digital Nacional

    Transparency and accountability strategy in the face of the COVID-19 emergency

    Mexico City International Airport Open Data

    Signing of the agreement for the Electronic System of Government Public Information

    Open Contracting Standard Workshop

    Second Workshop on Open contracting Data Standard

    General Law of the National Anti-Corruption System (Art. 49 and 50)

    Operation and basis of the National Digital Platform (Art. 64)

  • 6 Notes:

    The New Digital Platform for Public Procurement has been developed in different stages or modules, being the first the Module of the Digital Store of the Federal Government. The government reports that the New Digital Platform for Public Procurement is being developed with the best practices and international standards, and it will be oriented to generate better transparency, it will publish information under Open Data Contracting Standards (ODCS) and in open data, to ensure the reliability of information, open competition and reduce barriers to the public procurement. The National Digital Platform team and the public servants of the Ministry of Finance have hosted workshops to analyse how to implement the ODCS in the new Public Procurement platform. The General Law of the National Anti-corruption System establishes in articles 49 and 50 that data should be open and the bases for the functioning of the National Digital Platform determines that data should be structured according to the OCDS.

    The ODCS has been incorporated to all the data in the public procurement system Compranet and the ODCS will be included in the new system from the moment the information is included, the processes will be automatized according to ODCS.

    Updated: October 31, 2020

    The government informed in August 2019 that they will launch the New Digital Platform for Public Procurement, which will be developed in different stages or modules, being the first the Module of the Digital Store of the Federal Government. The government reports that the New Digital Platform for Public Procurement is being developed with the best practices and international standards, and it will be oriented to generate better transparency, it will publish information under Open Data Contracting Standards (ODCS) and in open data, to ensure the reliability of information, open competition and reduce barriers to the public procurement. The National Digital Platform team and the public servants of the Ministry of Finance have hosted workshops to analise how to implement the ODCS in the new Public Procurement platform. The General Law of the National Anti-corruption System establishes in articles 49 and 50 that data should be open and the bases for the functioning of the National Digital Platform determines that data should be structured according to the OCDS. From October until March 2020, there are not many advancements in the implementation of the OCDS, because of internal changes in the Ministry of Finance in charge of this topic. However, the Executive Secretariat of the National Anti-corruption System has established a new working route in order to revisit the advances with the new team of the Ministry of Finance.

    Updated: April 30, 2020

    With the change of government in December 2018, the project of the Mexico City International Airport, where the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) was being implemented, changed; and the new project called the International Airport Felipe Ángeles in Santa Lucía has not started yet. The platform developed during the last Government based on the OCDS is now inactive. The new government informed in August 2019 that they will develop the New Digital Platform for Public Procurement which will be developed in different stages or modules, being the first the Module of the Digital Store of the Federal Government. The government reports that the New Digital Platform for Public Procurement is being developed with the best practices and international standards, and it will be oriented to generate better transparency, it will publish information under Open Data Contracting Standards and in open data, that it will ensure the reliability of information, open competition and reduce barriers to the public procurement. There have been workshops where the National Digital Platform team and the public servants of the Ministry of Finance analysed how to implement the ODCS in the new Public Procurement platform. The General Law of the National Anti-corruption System establishes in articles 49 and 50 that data should be open and the Bases for the functioning of the National Digital Platform determines that data should be structured according to the OCDS.

    Updated: October 30, 2019

    The new Public Procurement Digital Platform, is a medium-term project that will be developed in different stages or modules, the first being the Module of the Digital Store of the Federal Government , which entered into operation on August 13, 2019. It is worth remembering that articles 49 section VI and 50 of the General Law of the National Anti-Corruption System establish that the data should be published in open formats. In addition, Article 64 of the Basis for the Operation of the PDN determines that the data must be structured according to the OCDS.

    Peer reviewer: 1

    Updated: October 30, 2019

    Data from Mexico City´s new airport is available in the stated portal and is constantly being updated.

    Updated: July 30, 2017

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