In January 2021, 152 fewer competition announcements were published than in the previous month. The January announcements, however, represent a 14.9% increase in expected expenditure, with a positive variation
same period of 2020, both in number of procedures (+137) and in relation to the expected expenditure (+237 M €).
They were reported to the BASE portal in January 2021, 1 113 fewer contracts than in December 2020. There was thus a decrease in the number of contracts (-7.7%), but an increase in terms of contracted expenses (+1 057 M €).
In year-on-year terms (compared to the same month of the previous year), 589 contracts (-4.2%) but 1 224 M € (+ 122.8%) were reported to the BASE portal in January 2021, January 2020.