Xinjiang Hetian Comprehensive Urban Development and Environmental Improvement (ADB-49307-002)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Hetian City
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 30, 2016


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Project Description
The project will address urban development issues in several areas of Hetian City, located in the southernmost part of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Hetian is a growing (2015 population of 344,000 exceeds estimates) ethnic (87% Uygur) city, whose urban infrastructure and services are struggling to keep up with population growth. According to bank documents, the project outputs are: 1. Urban roads, bridge, and utility conduits constructed 2. Water supply, wastewater, and reclaimed water infrastructure renovated and expanded 3. Environmental solid waste infrastructure and equipment improved 4. Public transportation system and equipment improved 5. Capacity developed and skills built
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government XUAR Housing & Urban-Rural Dev't Bureau No. 462 Zhongshan Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang, PRC 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