Nepal: Subregional Transport Facilitation Project (NEP)

The project's main objective was to help integrate Nepal's economy into subregional and world markets by upgrading governance capacity, improving transport facilities, and creating greater efficiencies and effectiveness of trade management.


PROJECT DETAILS

Approval

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

4 Nov 2004

Loan

Nepal

Transport/Road

Closed

$26.70 million

KEY OUTPUTS

41.4 km of two-lane access road connecting Birgunj and Bhairahawa inland

Inland clearance depot in Kakarbhitta gateway at the eastern border of Nepal

Upgrading of ASYCUDA and implementation of WAN at 10 customs offices

Strengthened customs institutional capacity  

FINANCING

$20 million (Asian Development Bank)

$6.7 million (Government of Nepal)