Implementation of Trade Facilitation Initiatives in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Progr (ADB-50144-001)

  • Europe and Central Asia
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Aug 31, 2016
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  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 2, 2016

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Project Description

According to ADB Technical Assistance Report, the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program’s strategic framework for 2011–2020 (CAREC 2020) has two strategic objectives: expand trade and improve industrial competitiveness. Trade facilitation is one of four priority areas within the CAREC 2020 strategic framework. Work in this area is guided by the Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020, which focuses on the development of six CAREC corridors through infrastructure investments and trade facilitation initiatives to improve the movement of goods and people through and across these corridors. This TA will support the continuation of customs reforms and modernization efforts undertaken by CAREC countries. The impact of the TA will be improved flow of goods and people within the CAREC region. The outcome will be improved trade facilitation in CAREC countries.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Project Officer: Lazaro, Dorothea
East Asia Department, ADB
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