Creating a Trade in Value-Added Database for Africa (WB-P162228)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Jun 5, 2018
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Borrower
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 10, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 13, 2017


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Project Description

In 2013, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and WTO released a new database on Trade in Value-Added (TiVA). However, to date, of the 61 economies covered in the database, only two (Tunisia and South Africa) are from the African continent. The overall objective of the project is to improve the capacities of selected African countries to produce supply and use tables compliant with the needs of the TiVA-WTO database.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower:
Name: UNECA
Contact: Xiaoning Gong
Title: Chief, Economic Statistics and National Accounts Section
Tel: 251-11-5445425
Email: xgong@uneca.org

Implementing Agency:
Name: UNECA
Contact: Xiaoning Gong
Title: Chief, Economic Statistics and National Accounts Section
Tel: 251-11-5445425
Email: xgong@uneca.org

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