Regional Upgrades of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade Project (ADB-46315-001)

Countries
  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Darkhan-Uul, Dornogovi, and Selenge
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 12, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Mongolia
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Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 15.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 16.25 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 27, 2016


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Project Description
The project supports the improvement of Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures (SPS) in Mongolia in compliance with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on the Application of SPS measures. The improvement in the SPS system is an essential prerequisite for Mongolia to increase agriculture and food trade and diversify its economy. The project addresses this issue through upgrading of laboratories and inspections facilities, strengthening inspection management systems, and aligning SPS controls and inspections with international standards.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Government US$ 1.25 million
Contact Information
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Government House, Ulaanbaatar-12, Mongolia ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main