Study on the Road Map for Air Quality Improvement in Pilot Cities in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Its S (ADB-51420-001)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Handan prefecture-level city, Hebei province
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Oct 11, 2018
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Borrower
People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 30, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 27, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed TA will help local governments establish an air pollution emission management database and develop a post-CAAP roadmap for air quality improvement in one or two selected pilot cities, which can be replicated elsewhere in the greater BTH region.

The TA will have the following outputs:

(i) develop emission inventories for the pilot cities;

(ii) assess the impacts of energy consumption and industrial structure on air quality and climate change;

(iii) establish an investment cost database of main pollution reduction measures;

(iv) establish an air pollution emission management database; and

(v) develop air quality improvement roadmap for the pilot cities.

 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9612-PRC: Study on the Road Map for Air Quality Improvement in Pilot Cities in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Its Surrounding Areas

Technical Assistance Special Fund          US$ 0.4 million

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Division EASI

Executing Agencies

Ministry of Ecology and Environment former "Ministry of Environmental Protection"
115 Xizhimen Nanxiaojie, Beijing

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