36589-012: Banking Automation to Support Outreach, Efficiency, and Governance

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA complements Loan 1931-LAO that will finance the ICT Project for the Lao Development Bank (LDB), and the system upgrade for Banque pour le Commerce Exterieur (BCEL). The ICT Project aims to minimize the digital divide in the Lao banking system by shifting from a manual to a fully automated banking system, thus increasing connectivity with regional and global banking systems and strengthening the country's participation in the global economy. The TA consists of 3 components to be ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 36589-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9050
Approval Date 22 Jun 2004
Geographical Location Vientiane, Lao PDR
Sector Finance
Subsector Banking Systems
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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