In March 2020, 10 fewer competition announcements were published than in the previous month. The March announcements represent a 12% decrease in expected expenditure, although there was a positive variation compared to the same period last year.
2019, both in number of procedures (+152) and in relation to the expected expenditure (+970 M €).
469 fewer contracts were reported to the BASE portal than in February 2020. There was thus a decrease in the number of contracts (-3.8%), but an increase in terms of contracted expenses (plus 45 M €).
In year-on-year terms (compared to the same month of the previous year), in March 2020, 397 contracts and 8 M € less were reported to the BASE portal than in March 2019.