China, People's Republic of: Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning
ADB is helping the People's Republic of China make key townships in central Liaoning Province more competitive, green, and inclusive. The project will construct a wastewater treatment plant, upgrade a district heating network, improve roads bridges, and support capacity development in project management agencies.
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|Project Name||Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning|
|Country / Economy||China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Energy utility services
Transport / Urban roads and traffic management
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The project aims to promote balanced and environmentally sustainable urbanization; narrow the rural-urban gap; and improve living conditions by supporting the development of five key townships in central Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China (PRC). The project will support urban water supply, wastewater management, energy efficient heat supply, and urban road and bridge construction and related services.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
Located in northeast PRC, Liaoning Province's economic base is transitioning from state-owned heavy industries to light and service industries. State investment is aiding this transformation, but cities are finding it more difficult to harness employment opportunities and economic growth. Moreover, planners expect 85% of central Liaoning Province's population to be urbanized by 2020, largely through rural-urban migration. In the coming decade, the demands of tens of millions of rural migrants for urban infrastructure, municipal services, and employment, must be satisfied.
Although Liaoning's key central townships have made substantial progress in facilitating economic growth, assistance is needed to combat heavy pollution, poor living conditions, inadequate public services, and comparatively high unemployment. Recognizing that current urbanization trends will place excessive pressure on the provincial capital of Shenyang, the Liaoning provincial government (LPG) intends facilitating urbanization of key central townships, by strengthening their infrastructure to support higher populations. Reflecting Asian Development Bank (ADB) advice , the Liaoning Urbanization Strategy and the Central Liaoning Cluster Development Strategy will support the Shenyang Metropolitan Area: State Pilot Zone for Coordinating New Industrialization Reforms. The Shenyang metropolitan area comprises eight cities and is a national pilot zone for revitalizing northeast PRC's industrial base. The concept is "one core, five corridors, and ten clusters". One core refers to the Shenyang economic zone, which will focus on supporting regionally-focused high-technology industries. New economic zones will be established along five converging, inter-city connection corridors. Ten industrial cluster pilot zones will be developed within the five corridors. The pilot is intended to inform regional development in the PRC, promote regional cooperation with northeast Asian countries, and support sustainable industrial transformation in line with the PRC's circular economy approach (reduce, reuse, recycle).
This project will build on ADB's Liaoning small cities and towns project and is intended to demonstrate clustered urban agglomeration and integrated rural-urban development while incorporating environmental and social considerations in planning and development. The proposed project reflects two early lessons from the ongoing project. First, a project rather than a sector approach will be taken in recognition of constraints imposed by domestic procedures. Second, the selection of participating towns will be more tightly driven by clustering considerations. Further lessons will be identified and incorporated during implementation of the project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA).
Issues for key central townships include poor infrastructure, severe pollution, significant poverty levels, non-integrated development management, and rural migrants with mismatched employment skills. The project aims to address these issues through interventions to support economic growth, environmental protection, infrastructure improvement, and rural-urban transition support. The main project components are water and wastewater, roads and associated services, district heating, and rural-urban transition support. Inadequate public transportation and central heating supply contribute to gender inequities in the burden of household work. To maximize project benefits, women will be given priority in employment and training opportunities during the project construction and operation phases. Environmental benefits are expected to include (i) improved water quality due to expanded wastewater treatment; and (ii) improved air quality through reduced traffic emissions and as inefficient coal-fired heating boilers and home heating stoves are abandoned.
LPG is selecting participating key central townships through a competitive process. Selection considerations include (i) consistency with planning objectives, including being located in the central Liaoning urban cluster; (ii) ability to yield significant socioeconomic, environmental and financial benefits; (iii) status of preparatory activities; (iv) financial and institutional implementation capacity, including counterpart funds and loan-servicing capacity; (v) consistency of implementation timeframes; and (vi) non-participation in the ongoing project. The selection is expected to be completed prior to mobilization of the PPTA consultants.
The project is consistent with the PRC's 11th Five-Year Plan (FYP) 2006-2010, which is promoting city development to provide higher living standards for rural migrants. Moreover, the ADB-financed Town-Based Urbanization Strategy Study, underpinned the PRC's national town development policy which calls for stronger linkages between major cities and peripheral settlements. The 12th FYP 2011-2015 is expected to further reinforce these directions. Recognizing ADB's commitment to private sector development, opportunities for private sector participation will be explored during project design. The project is aligned with ADB's Country Partnership Strategy for the PRC and conforms to ADB's Water Policy and Water Financing Program. It is consistent with ADB's urban sector strategy and the PRC's urbanization strategy which support rural-urban integration, infrastructure investments in settlements that are dynamic growth engines and sources of social services, and economic growth rebalancing. It also supports ADB's Climate Change Program , through reduced vehicle emissions per trip, enhanced water resources management, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired heating boilers. ADB's Sustainable Transport Initiative will inform the design of urban road components and related institutional and capacity development assistance, for instance through support to improve public transport.
|Impact||More competitive, green, and inclusive urbanization in key townships in central Liaoning|
|Description of Outcome||Improved sanitation, heating, and transport services in key townships in central Liaoning|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The loan is closed on 31 December 2019 and is now under final liquidation. The achievement of outcome will be assessed during project completion review mission.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Improved wastewater management facilities are operating.
2. Upgraded district heating network is operating in Fuxin (Sihe Town).
3. Urban roads and bridges are opened to traffic and related services are operating.
4. Capacity developed and institutions strengthened.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Up to 31 December 2019, the total contract awards reached to $148 million and the total disbursement reached to $142 million. The loan is closed on 31 December 2019. All civil works have been basically completed and all equipment packages have been delivered. Shenbei wastewater: the scope change was approved in Aug. 2017. One civil works contract has been awarded in Dec. 2017 and one equipment contract has been awarded in 2018. Fuxin: the scope change was approved in Aug. 2017 and the equipment packages have been awarded in 2018. Gaizhou: the subproject contains four civil works contracts.Heishan: five civil works and three equipment contracts have been awarded. Huanren: Three civil works and three equipment contracts have been awarded. Shenbei road: five civil works and three equipment contract have been awarded. Benxi: two civil works have been awarded. Xinmin: Seven civil works contracts and four equipment contracts have been awarded. The recruitment for the Capacity Building and Training (package C4) was awarded in Feb. 2018. Domestic trainings have been conducted for 7 IAs and PMOs.|
|Geographical Location||Fuxin, Gaizhou, Heishan, Huanren, Shenbei Xinqu, Waitoushan, Xinmin|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The Project EIA has been posted to ADB's website in advance of board consideration (25 September 2012). The revised EIA for Heishan and Gaizhou subproject, the revised IEE for Benxi subproject were disclosed during 2015-2016. The external monitoring reports were disclosed on ADB's website on time. The due diligence conducted for the proposed Shenbei and Fuxin subprojects assessed the potential environmental impacts. The results of the assessment have been disclosed in the ADB website.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The project resettlement plans have been prepared and dislcosed on ADB's website in advance of board consideration (25 September 2012).The updated resettlement plans for Gaizhou, Heishan, Huanren and Xinmin were disclosed on ADB's website in 2014. The updated resettlement plan for Benxi and Shenbei sub-projects were disclosed in 2016.|
|Indigenous Peoples||No significant issues are expected.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Substantial consultations were conducted with stakeholders during PPTA implementation.|
|During Project Implementation||Substantial consultations with stakeholders have commenced.|
|Consulting Services||It is expected that the project will finance international and national consulting services to support project implementation, management, and institutional capacity building. These requirements will be determined during PPTA implementation and consulting services will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Advance contracting and retroactive financing will be considered. Provincial, municipal, and national levels of Government were involved in project identification and conceptualization.|
|Procurement||To be determined during PPTA implementation.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Wang, Fang|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||PRC Resident Mission|
Liaoning Provincial Government, c/o Liaoning Urban Construction and Renewal Project Office (LUCRPO)
F24, Liaoning Urban Construction and Renewal Project Office,
Changxin Building, Qingnian Street,
Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning, PRC
|Concept Clearance||19 Oct 2010|
|MRM||22 Jun 2012|
|Approval||25 Sep 2012|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||25 Oct 2010|
|Last PDS Update||08 Sep 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|25 Sep 2012||07 Jan 2013||25 Mar 2013||30 Jun 2018||31 Dec 2019||29 Oct 2020|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||395.35||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||150.00||04 Feb 2022||136.13||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||04 Feb 2022||136.13||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|People's Republic of China: Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning||Validations of Project Completion Reports||Mar 2022|
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|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|CONSTRUCTION OF YONGAN ROAD AND ALLEYS UNDER GAIZHOU SUBPROJECT. GZ-C02B||Loan 2901||25 Jul 2019||GAIZHOU MUNICIPAL CO., LTD. | NO. 65, GAIZHOU AVE. GAIZHOU CITY LIAONING PROVINCE, CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||4,363,691.88||2,433,249.47|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HUNJIANG DA STREET EAST SECTION UNDER HUANREN SUBPROJECT HR-C02||Loan 2901||14 Jun 2019||SHENYANG MUNICIPAL GROUP CO., LTD. | TIEXI DISTRICT, SHENYANG CITY LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||7,126,431.81||3,959,540.22|
|CONSTRUCTION OF FUZHOU ROAD, ZHENGZHOU ROAD, JINZHOU ROAD, QINGZHOU ROAD AND FOOD INDUSTRY WATER SUPPLY PIPELINE UNDER SHENBEI, SD-C01A||Loan 2901||14 Jun 2019||SHENYANG SECOND MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION | NO. 73, XIAOXI ROAD, SHENHE DISTRICT SHENYANG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||4,467,964.30||2,523,674.51|
|SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF ROAD MARKING AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT UNDER SHENBEI SUBPROJECT SD-E02||Loan 2901||08 Feb 2019||LIAONING INSTRUMENT COMPANY LTD. & SHENYANG | CO., LTD. JOINT VENTURE NO139-1, WENHUAROAD, SHENBEI, SHENYANG CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||1,700,521.50||1,700,521.50|
|EQUIPMENT SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF XINCHENGZI WWTP, SW-E01A||Loan 2901||28 Nov 2018||DALIAN BAOHE WATER GROUP CO., LTD. | HETUN VILLAGE, CHANGXING ISLAND ECONOMIC ZONE, DALIAN, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||4,305,090.00||4,305,090.00|
|ROAD MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT PACKAGE FOR HEISHAN HS-E03||Loan 2901||28 Nov 2018||DALIAN BAOHE WATER GROUP CO., LTD. | HETUN VILLAGE, CHANGXING ISLAND ECONOMIC ZONE, DALIAN, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||1,741,296.00||1,741,296.00|
|GOODS PROCUREMENT OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OF HEATING PIPELINE, EQUIPMENT OF HEAT EXCHANGE STATION FOR FUXIN, FX-E02||Loan 2901||09 Nov 2018||HEILONGJIANG HUACHENG ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY | ROOM1011, NO. 368 CHANGJIANG ROAD, NANGANG, HARBIN, HEILONGJIANG PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||7,071,467.00||7,071,467.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ZHONGYANG ROAD, TAIYANG ROAD, JINXING STREET, JINXING STREET SOUTH EXTENSION, HAIWANG STREET; SD-C03A||Loan 2901||09 Nov 2018||SHENYANG SECOND MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION | NO. 73, XIAOXILU, SHENHE DISTRICT SHEYANG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||5,078,161.00||2,881,756.00|
|RECONSTRUCTION OF BINHE NORTH ROAD BX-C01||Loan 2901||13 Aug 2018||SHAANXI JITAI GROUP ROAD & BRIDGE CO., LTD. | SHANXI PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||6,616,311.00||3,727,562.00|
|ROAD SANITATION EQUIPMENT FOR SHENBEI NEW DISTRICT SD-E03||Loan 2901||24 Jul 2018||CHINA NATIONAL GENERAL MACHINERY ENGINEERING | BEIJING CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||7,172,815.00||7,013,869.00|
|ROAD CLEANING MAITENANCE AND MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT PACKAGE FOR HUANREN COUNTY HR-E02||Loan 2901||18 Jun 2018||LIAONING INSTRUMENT COMPANY LTD. | LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||2,434,418.00||2,351,750.00|
|INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING AND TRAINING CONSULTING SERVICE C4||Loan 2901||14 Mar 2018||CHINA URBAN CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & RESEARCH | BEIJING CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||399,938.00||399,938.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR XINCHENGZI WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT FOR SHENBEI WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SUBPROJECT SW-C01A||Loan 2901||27 Dec 2017||SHENYANG SECOND MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION | SHENYANG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||4,358,310.00||2,512,737.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR YINHELU, TIANE LU, BEIDOU LU, FEIMA LU, GUIZHOU LU, WASTEWATER PIPELINES FROM YINHE TO WTP SD-C02A||Loan 2901||27 Dec 2017||SHENYANG SECOND MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION | SHENYANG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||6,182,601.00||3,564,512.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH SECTION OF JIEFANG STREET HS-C02||Loan 2901||15 Sep 2017||LIAONING COMMUNICATION CONSTRUCTION GROUP | DANDONG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||5,870,134.00||3,320,959.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH SECTION OF JIEFANG STREET HS-C01||Loan 2901||15 Sep 2017||LIAONING COMMUNICATION CONSTRUCTION GROUP | DANDONG CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||7,584,370.00||4,290,768.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAIZHOU ROAD AND HONGQI STREET IN GAIZHOU CITY GZ-C01A||Loan 2901||09 Aug 2017||GAIZHOU MUNICIPAL CO., LTD. | GAIZHOU CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||6,250,623.00||3,663,472.00|
|CIVIL WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YONG'AN ROAD, SHIFU ROAD, CHANGZHENG STREET AND ALLEYS IN GAIZHOU CITY, GZ-C02A||Loan 2901||01 Aug 2017||YINGKOU MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD. | YINGKOU CITY, LIAONING PROVINCE CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF||Liaoning Provincial Government||6,238,499.00||3,665,505.00|
|Civil Works for Reconstruction of Caitun Bridge in Benxi City BX-C02||Loan 2901||23 Jun 2017||China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group | Wuhan City Hubei Province, China, People's Rep. of||Liaoning Provincial Government||10,310,467.00||5,869,263.00|
|Road Maintenance Equipment for Xinmin City XM-E03||Loan 2901||29 May 2017||Beijing Boze Environmental Engineering Co. | Beijing, China, People's Rep. of||Liaoning Provincial Government||4,502,356.00||4,502,356.00|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Sep 2019|