China, People's Republic of: Financing Road Construction and Maintenance after Fuel Tax Reform (Phase 2)

Sovereign Project | 44009-012

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Project Name Financing Road Construction and Maintenance after Fuel Tax Reform (Phase 2)
Project Number 44009-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7694-PRC: Financing Road Construction and Maintenance after Fuel Tax Reform (Phase 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 450,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Transport policies and institutional development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact More sustainable financing system for ordinary roads
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Policy recommendations, measures, and action plans to ensure a more sustainable road financing system is agreed by MOT and endorsed by local governments
Progress Toward Outcome to be assessed
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Policy recommendations to ensure the adequacy of resources for road maintenance and construction

2. Policy recommendations for reforming the road sector revenue collection, management, allocation, and performance monitoring and evaluation systems

3. Phased implementation strategy and plan for pilot testing recommendations in select provinces

4. Technical notes on fuel tax and road financing system reform and component for knowledge sharing platform

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The national consulting firm commenced services on 7 June 2011 and the two international individual consultants were recruited, commenced services on 23 May 2011, mobilized on 5 July 2011. The Inception Workshop was held on 7 July 2011. Monthly reports for June & July were submitted. Officials from MOT participated in an Overseas Training Program in Australia and New Zealand. The domestic survey was completed in early 2012. The interim report containing the draft policy recommendations and implementation strategy was submitted in April 2012. The TA Review Mission was conducted on 12 April 2012 to review the progress of the TA, hold tripartite discussions with the EA and TA consultant team. The draft final report was submitted on 10 September 2012 and is now under review. The project is expected to be completed by November 2012. The final report is being revised. The TA completion date is extended to 31 March 2013.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The TA will require about 20 person-months of national and about 7 person-months of international consulting services to carry out the

terms of reference.

Responsible ADB Officer Steven Lewis-Workman
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)10 Fuxing Road
Beijing 100845
People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Nov 2010
Fact Finding 12 Nov 2010 to 13 Nov 2010
MRM -
Approval 10 Dec 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Nov 2010
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2013

TA 7694-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 06 Jan 2011 06 Jan 2011 31 Dec 2011 31 Mar 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
450,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550,000.00 10 Dec 2010 430,250.63

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