Myanmar: Trade Facilitation Support for ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint Implementation (Myanmar)

Sovereign Project | 46269-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Hinata, Shunichi Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Myanmar
  • Technical Assistance
  • Industry and trade
Project Name Trade Facilitation Support for ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint Implementation (Myanmar)
Project Number 46269-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8190-MYA: Trade Facilitation Support for ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint Implementation
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development - Trade and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The S-PATA is originally scheduled for implementation from 1 November 2012 to 31 October 2013. However, there was a slight delay in the receipt of the no-objection letter from the Government of Myanmar. The signed TA letter was received by ADB on 20 February 2013, four months after the S-PATA''s approval.

The TA completion date was extended by 12 months to until 31 October 2014.

A national workshop to plan the preparation of the Time Release Study (TRS) was conducted in November 2013. Results of the TRS conducted for Myanmar on three locations, namely Asia World Port Terminal, Yangon International Airport Warehouse and Muse/Ruili Border Post were presented at TRS Exit Conference on 26 September 2014.

A national Workshop was also held on 28-30 May 2014 at Myanmar Customs Training School to review the regulatory framework of Myanmar Customs in light of the Revised Kyoto Convention.

All TA activities have been completed. A TA completion report is currently being prepared for disclosure.

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 Project willl require 7 person-months on international consulting services and 3 person-months of national consulting services.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hinata, Shunichi
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2015

TA 8190-MYA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Oct 2012 - 08 Oct 2012 31 Oct 2013 31 Oct 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 08 Oct 2012 149,875.20

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