All tenders and awards of the national/federal government aggregated by office. Monitoring tenders can help new groups to participate in tenders and increase government compliance. Data submitted in this category must be aggregated by office, updated at least monthly & satisfy the following minimum criteria:


  • tenders name
  • tender description
  • tender status


  • Award title
  • Award description
  • value of the award
  • suppliers name

Data Location


The Public Procurement Service (PPS) of Korea, Republic of has developed an electronic procurement system called Korea ON-line E-Procurement System (KONEPS). KONEPS is aiming to establish a nationwide web-based procurement system, dealing with whole procurement process including acquisition of all the information on the national procurement projects, procurement request, bids, contracting and payment for 37,000 public organizations and 120,000 private firms.

Although the data provided on the site meets the minimum criteria, it is not available in machine-readable formats, and not available in bulk. The data can only be accessed in HTML formats. Descriptions of tenders and awards are only provided by attached documents. There are Web APIs that can be used to access the data in machine-readable formats, but they require pre-registration so they are not publicly available.

Reviewer comments

Submission correct.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Georg Neumann
Submitters   James G. Boram Kim
Last modified   Wed Sep 09 2015 07:32:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)