45260-001: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Trade Facilitation Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The South Asian Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Sub-Regional Trade Facilitation Program supports ADB s regional cooperation strategy for South Asia (2011-2015) and builds on the commitments expressed by the SASEC Trade and Transport Working Group. Its intended impact is to increase intra-regional trade among the SASEC member countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal. India is not included in the program because it is self-financing its trade facilitation reforms and has already ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 45260-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2955
Grant No. 0321
Loan No. 2954
Grant No. 0322
Approval Date 29 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 47,670
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Industry and trade sector development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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