39133-012: Capacity Building in Local Banks Participating in the Trade Finance Facilitation Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Trade Finance Facilitation Program seeks to develop the capability of local banks in upwards of 15 Asian countries in providing trade finance products to private sector importers and exporters as a means to facilitate international trade to, from, and between DMCs. It seeks to achieve this goal by providing support to local issuing banks through the provision of partial credit guarantees and revolving credits that will enable local issuing banks to offer importers and exporters access to reliable and reasonable terms and conditions for trade finance, as well as provide liquidity and stability to the trade finance system. Read More

Country Regional
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 39133-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance TA
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 6239
Approval Date 18 Apr 2005
Geographical Location Asiawide
Sector / Subsector Classification Finance
/ Trade Finance
Thematic Classification Governance
Private sector development
Social development



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Steven Beck
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Private Sector Investment Funds & Special Initiatives Div

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

PDS Creation Date
19 Feb 2008

Last PDS Update
06 Mar 2008