Comprehensive Hub-Oriented Transportation Strategy for Urumqi Metropolitan Area (ADB-51028-001)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Urumqi, Xinjiang
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Sep 21, 2017
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 0.80 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2017


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Project Description
The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to prepare a comprehensive hub-oriented transportation strategy for Urumqi metropolitan area through research and analysis of current and future trends and best practices. The TA is included in the country operations business plan for the PRC, 2017–2019 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The project impact is transformation of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region into a hub for transport, trade and logistics, financial, culture, science and education, and medical services. (Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road) ADB will select a team of consultants from a firm specialized in transport and logistics planning through quality- and cost-based selection method on a lump-sum contract with milestone payments and with a provision for fixed out-of-pocket expenditure not exceeding $800,000. The consulting services include 12 person-months of international inputs and 59 person-months of national inputs. The TA will be implemented over 14 months.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Executing Agencies: Urumqi Urban Comprehensive Transport Project Research Center No. 82 Kunlun Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China 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