32105-013: GMS: East-West Economic Corridor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is part of the larger East-West Transport Corridor Project, which includes components in Thailand, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. The objective of the larger project is to create a road transport corridor linking north-east Thailand through Lao PDR to Da Nang Port in Viet Nam. The scope of the proposed Bank-financed Project is assisting the Government with upgrading and improving Road 9 between Lao Bao at the border with Lao PDR and Dong Ha on Highway 1 (about 83km) including upgrading of the... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 32105-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1728
Approval Date 20 Dec 1999
Closing Date 30 Mar 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,000
Geographical Location Central Vietnam: from Dong Ha to Lao Bao (border with Lao PDR)
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 83
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 1,137,900

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Thevakumar Kandiah
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tran

PMU-85, Ministry of Transport

PDS Creation Date
06 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
09 Feb 2007

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