Bangladesh: Chittagong Port Trade Facilitation Project

This technical assistance recommended physical improvements in the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) area to facilitate container clearance processes, as well as measures to improve CPA’s capabilities in environmental management. It also aimed to improve the work practices of CPA and Customs by improving processes and procedures, including simplification of documentation. Furthermore, the technical assistance prepared a master plan for electronic data interchange at Chittagong Port.


PROJECT DETAILS

Approval

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

2 Jul 2003

Technical Assistance

Bangladesh

Transport/Ports

Closed

$500,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Technical working papers and technical note that include consultation results with port users and recommendations submitted

Two briefing workshops for stakeholders, including private sector and user groups conducted

FINANCING

$500,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)