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Pakistan: Preparing the Trade and Competitiveness Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52049-002 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Mukhopadhyay, Hiranya Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Pakistan
  • Public sector management
Project Name Preparing the Trade and Competitiveness Program
Project Number 52049-002
Country Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9580-PAK: Preparing the Trade and Competitiveness Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
TA 9580-PAK: Preparing the Trade and Competitiveness Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
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)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 A total of 48 person-months of consultancy services will be required intermittently (Table 2). International and national consultants will be engaged individually or as a firm using the quality- and cost-based selection method with a standard quality cost ratio of 90:10. Consulting services will be selected and engaged by ADB in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. Output-based, lump-sum consulting contracts will be preferred. All disbursements under the TA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Mukhopadhyay, Hiranya
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs
Block Q, Pakistan Secretariat
Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan 44000
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 05 Sep 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Sep 2018

TA 9580-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Sep 2018 03 Oct 2018 03 Oct 2018 31 Jul 2020 31 Dec 2021 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,050,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050,000.00 05 Sep 2018 391,309.76

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Integrated Risk Management System Firm - Consulting Closed 05 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019
INTEGRATION OF E-COMMERCE IN NATIONAL SINGLE WINDOW Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jan 2019 29 Jan 2019
Trade Promotion Specialist (Single-Window Risk Management Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Oct 2018 24 Oct 2018

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9580 29 Oct 2019 Sovereign Border Solutions LLC(UNITED STATES) 16999 Hunting Meadows Drive, Strongsvill Cuyahoga, Ohio 44136 United States Ministry of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Consulting Services 397,277.00

Procurement Plan

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