Regional: BIMSTEC Transport Infrastructure and Logistics Study (BTILS)

This technical assistance project enhanced interregional integration by increasing trade and travel among BIMSTEC countries. Through identification of the main transport and logistics constraints, the study will help the development of policies and strategies to address barriers to effective and efficient trade. BTILS was endorsed by all member countries and provided the basis for a pipeline of regional projects.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

14 Aug 2006

Technical Assistance

Regional

Transport Management

Closed

$960,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Current trade patterns reviewed and main transport and logistics constraints identified, together with their impact on trade 

Framework of policies and strategies identified to address constraints

Possible financing modalities and sources outlined 

FINANCING

$960,000 (Asian Development Bank)