Nepal: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade Facilitation Program

This technical assistance will better align Nepalese Customs procedures and practice with internationally accepted standards. It will also reduce trade costs and improve efficiency.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval2 Sep 2013
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryNepal
SectorTrade Facilitation
StatusClosed
Total Cost$1.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Regulatory impact of proposed amendments to laws and regulations of the Revised Kyoto Convention to Nepal assessed

Technical training to Nepalese customs officials on issues related to Customs automation and national single window provided

Client service centers and Customs Information Portal established

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)