Public procurement through e-tendering

Public procurement for which e-tendering is allowed or required

The graph below shows to what extent the contracting authority allows or requires the use of the electronic procedure. It shows whether the contracting authority is ready to start using e-tendering. 

The diagram displays the quantitative development of published public procurements that allow electronic submission of tenders (as compared to the total of public procurements falling under the obligation of publication).

Percentages are shown per month. The link ‘detailed figures’ allows you to select a ‘policy area’ and an ‘entity’ in order to call up specific figures.

Detailed figures

Ideal target figure: aim for 100%. After all: the Government of Flanders decided to make e-tendering the required procedure as from 1 January 2012. Electronic submission by tenderers obviously will only be possible if e-tendering is made available for all government procurements.

Useful information:

  • This diagram may show extreme values for certain entities. After all, it is only logical that a contracting authority that has assembled all the necessary information about the use of e-tendering will systematically allow or require the use of e-tendering for all its procurements, whereas a contracting authority without any knowledge about the electronic procedure will not apply e-tendering for any of its procurements.
  • If no value has been allocated to a certain month, it means that e-tendering is not allowed for published public procurements in that particular month. The absence of a certain month from the diagram indicates that no public procurements have been published for that month.
  • The reported units are public procurements. They involve public procurements that have been published in the unique 'e-notification' platform. No distinction has been made for type of procedure.

Definitions

Public procurement for which e-tendering is allowed or required

The number of public procurements, expressed as a percentage, for which e-tendering is allowed or required compared to the total number of public procurements falling under the publication obligation, broken down per month, per contracting authority, selected policy area and entity. 

% e-tendering per month for a policy area = total number of e-tendering public procurements per month per policy area / total number of public procurements subject to obligation of publication per month per policy area.

  • number of e-tendering public procurements: the public procurements for which the electronic procedure is allowed or required
  • number of public procurements subject to obligation of publication: the total number of public procurements that fall under the Belgian obligation of publication.

Comparison of the percentage of e-tendering compared to other policy areas

 The average number of public procurements, expressed as a percentage, for which e-tendering is allowed compared to the total number of public procurements falling under the obligation of publication, compiled for one year and for the selected policy area.

Comparison of the percentage of e-tendering within the selected policy area

The average number of public procurements, expressed as a percentage, that allow for e-tendering compared with the total number of public procurements exceeding the publication limit, for a one-year period and per agency.