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 Name||Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan's Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy|
|Country||China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|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|
|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.
|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.
The final dissemination workshop was organized in May 2015 as planned. The TA has completed all its planned activities.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|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.|
|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||Zhang, Yuebin|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD|
Yunnan Provincial Finance Department Division of International Cooperation
Wuhuashan, Kunming Yunnan,
Peoples Republic of China
|Concept Clearance||11 Jul 2012|
|Fact Finding||14 Jul 2012 to 18 Jul 2012|
|Approval||22 Oct 2012|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||17 Sep 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|22 Oct 2012||27 Dec 2012||27 Dec 2012||30 Jun 2014||30 Jun 2015||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|400,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||400,000.00||22 Oct 2012||178,813.58|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan's Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Dec 2016|
|Industrial Development in Support of Yunnan’s Outward-Oriented Economic Development Strategy||Technical Assistance Reports||Oct 2012|
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