The Government of the State of Mexico (Gobierno del Estado de México, GEM) is the largest of Mexico’s 31 states in terms of the annual volume of goods and services purchased. It spends approximately 23 percent of its annual budget on public procurement. Buying effectively and avoiding bid rigging are therefore key to generating savings for the State’s taxpayers.
This report fulfills this agreement by:
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Launching of the GEM Report, Mexico (30 October 2012)
This publication was launched during the visit of John Davies (Head of the Competition Division) to meet Eruviel Avila Villegas (Governor of the State of Mexico) and other top Mexican officials from public agencies and the Senate Economic Committee.
Alejandro Hinojosa Velasco (Secretary of GEM’s Controller’s Office), Paolo Benedetti (Director General of Inter-institutional and International Affairs, CFC), Eduardo Perez Motta (President, CFC), Ian Nielsen-Jones (Senior Competition Expert, OECD), Eruviel Avila Villegas (Governor of the State of Mexico), John Davies (Head of OECD Competition Division), Jose Antonio Ardavin (Head of OECD’s Mexico City office) and Erasto Martinez Rojas (GEM’s Secretary of Finance).
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