38610-012: Commercial Financing for Local Government Units

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The purpose of the TA is to develop sustainable access of local governments to private commercial lending and bond markets. The objectives are to (i) strengthen the capacity of the local governments in financial reporting and project planning and execution, (ii) develop and promote accounting and auditing principles for local governments consistent with best practices, (iii) develop and implement detailed rules governing government borrowing from commercial lending and issuance of bonds, ... Read More

Country Thailand
Project Number 38610-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4558
Approval Date 12 Jan 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 670
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Decentralization



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Daniel Wiedmer
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Public Debt Management Office
Mr. Sun Vithesponge, Dep. Director General

PDS Creation Date
05 Mar 2008

Last PDS Update
15 Jan 2009