China, People's Republic of: Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan's Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy

Sovereign Project | 46158-001

Summary

The proposed TA will assist the government to identify 3-5 characteristic industries - particularly those with potential to contribute to Yunnan's outward economic development, which is in line with the Gateway Project - and prepare a comprehensive development strategy. In the long term,the TA will contribute to advancing inclusive growth at both the provincial and national levels, and deepen regional economic integration and cooperation in the northern Greater Mekong Subregion.

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Project Name Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan's Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy
Project Number 46158-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8196-PRC: Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan's Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed TA will assist the government to identify 3-5 characteristic industries - particularly those with potential to contribute to Yunnan's outward economic development, which is in line with the Gateway Project - and prepare a comprehensive development strategy. In the long term,the TA will contribute to advancing inclusive growth at both the provincial and national levels, and deepen regional economic integration and cooperation in the northern Greater Mekong Subregion.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Inclusive, regionally balanced growth in the PRC with Yunnan's outward-oriented economic development as a key part
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Development strategy for selected characteristic industries focusing on establishing industrial bases to support outward-oriented economic development
Progress Toward Outcome

The first batch of 6 consultants were contracted in October 2013. The second batch of consultans were contracted in May 2014. The whole consulting team were part of the inception workshop and mid-term workshop held in Kunming in May 2014. Following activity was field study in Ruili to make research on trade.

Based on study report preparation, EA organized the mid-term report workshop in Feburary 2015 with the second-batch consultant and experts from various agencies have made evaluations on the papers. The consultants are currently revising their reports and incooporating comments from evaluation experts.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. An analysis of Yunnan's potential to develop an outward-oriented economy aimed at industrial integration and trade with ASEAN countries

2. A cost benefit analysis of adopting policies and enabling conditions that will promote selected characteristic industries to achieve Yunnan's outward-oriented economic development

3. A strategy and action plan, and knowledge products for developing selected characteristic industries

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The TA completion date was extended to 30 June 2015 to complete the remaining activities: final report workshop and dissemination workshop respectively in May of 2015.

The mid-term workshop for both first batch and second batch of consultant's reports evaluation have been completed. Currently, the first batch of consultants are preparing/revising the thematic final reports, while the second batch of consultants are going with their draft final reports. A general final report will be produced on the preparation of those individual reports.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design IA actively communicated with stakeholders together with EA-Provincial Finance Bureau for project design and absorbed their comments for a scientific project in future.
During Project Implementation In order to implement the TA project smoothly and successfully, IA communicated with stakeholders, EA and consultant team timely and efficiently. Relative departments and agencies were invited to join workshops and provide comments on consultant's reports. IA played an important role in coordinating with government agencies and consultant team.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will recruit 4 person-months of international consulting services (Industrial Development Specialist and Industrial Base Specialist) and 24.5 person-months of national consulting services (Senior Industrial Development Specialist/Team Leader, Trade and Industry Development Specialist, Characteristic Industries Specialist, Industrial Specialists, Industrial Statistician and Industrial Base Specialists). The consultants will be hired individually and in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (April 2010, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Yuebin Zhang
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Finance of Yunnan ProvinceWuhuashan, Kunming Yunnan,
Peoples Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Jul 2012
Fact Finding 14 Jul 2012 to 18 Jul 2012
MRM -
Approval 22 Oct 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2015

TA 8196-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2012 27 Dec 2012 27 Dec 2012 30 Jun 2014 30 Jun 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 22 Oct 2012 158,513.53

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