The TA will (i) promote the reform and balancing and supply and demand in the IWT sector and its connections to roads and railways, (ii) promote multimodal integration, (iii) promote standardization of the shipping fleet operating in the upper Yangtze, and (iv) promote the development of e-commerce in the IWT sector.
|Project Name||Strategy for Restructuring Inland Waterway Transport and Multimodal Logistics in Chongqing|
|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||
Transport - Water transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The TA will (i) promote the reform and balancing and supply and demand in the IWT sector and its connections to roads and railways, (ii) promote multimodal integration, (iii) promote standardization of the shipping fleet operating in the upper Yangtze, and (iv) promote the development of e-commerce in the IWT sector.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
The proposed TA is consistent with the directions in the 12th five-year 2011-2015 plan and is aligned with ADB's country partnership strategy, which seeks to develop sustainable and integrated transport systems. The proposed TA will support Chongqing Municipality as it plans and implements projects and policies under the 12th five-year plan 2011-2015 and prepares for the 13th five-year plan 2016-2020. The TA is also closely aligned with ADB's Sustainable Transport Initiative Operational Plan, which identifies IWT as a key opportunity to promote safe and low-carbon transport that can support environmentally sustainable and inclusive growth.
In 2011, the State Council of the PRC endorsed a plan to accelerate the development of the Yangtze River and other inland waterways within 10 years. As part of the effort, the improvement of the Chongqing Yangtze River shipping center has been adopted as an national strategy. The Chongqing Municipal Government is promoting construction of the upper reaches of the Yangtze River shipping center with the goal of making Chongqing the main freight transport and logistic hub for the western part of the PRC.
|Impact||Chongqing established as the inland waterway transport (IWT) freight hub for the western PRC|
|Description of Outcome||Sector development strategy and investment program for IWT is adopted|
|Progress Toward Outcome||To be assessed.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Freight market assessment for Chongqing
2. Infrastructure development and management plan
3. Fleet standards and sector organizational
4. Development strategy for Chongqing Shipping Exchange
5. Short policy notes
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Extension of TA completion date extended to 15 December 2015. Services of Consulting Firm ongoing.|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A team consisting of national consulting firm including at least one international consultant will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The consulting firm will be selected on the basis of Fixed Budget Selection method using the simplified proposal procedures. The TA will require an estimated 27 person months of national and about 4 person months of international consulting services to carry out the assignment.|
|Procurement||Procurement, if any, will follow the ADB Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Saxena, Sharad|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, EARD|
Chongqing Communications Committee
No. 20 Hongjin Road
Yubei District, Chongqing 401147
People's Republic of China
|Concept Clearance||15 Aug 2013|
|Fact Finding||24 Mar 2013 to 26 Mar 2013|
|Approval||07 Oct 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||23 Sep 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|07 Oct 2013||08 Nov 2013||08 Nov 2013||15 Apr 2015||31 Dec 2015||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|400,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||400,000.00||07 Oct 2013||380,000.00|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Strategy for Restructuring Inland Waterway Transport and Multimodal Logistics in Chongqing: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Aug 2016|
|TA 8476-PRC Strategy for Restructuring Inland Waterway Transport and Multimodal Logistics in Chongqing: Final Report||Consultants' Reports||Dec 2015|
|Strategy for Restructuring Inland Waterway Transport and Multimodal Logistics in Chongqing||Technical Assistance Reports||Oct 2013|
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