42385-012: South Asian Bond Markets Conference | Asian Development Bank

Regional: South Asian Bond Markets Conference

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42385-012 Status: Closed

To co-host an international conference on South Asian Bond Markets.

Project Details

Project Officer
Bhatta, Gambhir South Asia Department Request for information
  • Regional
  • Technical Assistance
  • Finance
Project Name South Asian Bond Markets Conference
Project Number 42385-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6487-REG: South Asian Bond Markets Conference
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 66,000.00
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Finance / Money and capital markets

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To co-host an international conference on South Asian Bond Markets.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Catalyze the development of South Asian local currency bond markets.

Facilitate regional cooperation and integration for improved economic and financial sector development in the South Asian region (SAR).

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Build capacity and exposure of SAR policymakers on capital market development and make informed decisions on addressing barriers to the development of bond markets in the region and what it can learn from the experiences of East Asia.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs A 3-day conference that allow participants from 5 SAR countries i.e., Bangladesh, India, nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka to participate in an open dialogue.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Regional
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 Not required.
Responsible ADB Officer Bhatta, Gambhir
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433, USA
Concept Clearance 11 Sep 2008
Fact Finding 18 Mar 2008 to 04 Apr 2008
Approval 12 Sep 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 15 Sep 2008
Last PDS Update 15 Sep 2008

TA 6487-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Sep 2008 - 12 Sep 2008 30 Sep 2008 31 Dec 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
66,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 66,000.00 12 Sep 2008 46,217.96

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Title Document Type Document Date
South Asian Bond Markets Conference TA Completion Reports Aug 2011

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