Developing Cost-Effective Policies and Investments to Achieve Climate and Air Quality Goals (ADB-49388-001)

  • China
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Specific Location
Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Voting Date
Dec 14, 2015
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Government of People's Republic of China
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  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.75 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.82 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016

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Project Description

The proposed technical assistance (TA) will use, expand, and tailor an existing model to the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) region to support the government in (i) assessing the interaction of climate and clean air policies; (ii) capturing co-benefits and identifying synergies between policies across sectors; (iii) taking measures that are cost-effective and well-coordinated within the BTH region; (iv) identifying policy and management approaches that strengthen incentives for plant-level compliance with energy transformation and environmental objectives; (v) projecting the impact of incentives created by market-based instruments to be established, such as the national emissions trading system; and (vi) studying the health impacts of policies.


Investment Description

Contact Information

Department of Energy Conservation and Resources Utilization Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Mr. Yang Tiesheng, Deputy Director
People's Republic of China 13 West Chang An Ave Beijing, 100804, China

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