Project Details
Regional Trade Facilitation and Customs Cooperation Program (Tajikistan Component)
Country:Tajikistan
Sector:Trade Facilitation
Summary:The programs aims to
  • strengthen governance, increase transparency, and improve the institutional capacity of customs administrations;
  • strengthen the legal and regulatory framework for customs operations in line with international standards and conventions;
  • improve operational efficiency of customs administrations to facilitate trade and enhance revenue collection; and
  • develop an effective mechanism for cooperation among the region’s customs administrations.
Expected Outcome:The program will integrate the economies of the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan into the world trading system by setting up a regional framework with an effective cooperation mechanism.
Expected Outputs:
  • Improved governance, transparency, and institutional capacity of customs administrations;
  • legal and regulatory framework for customs operations at par with international standards and conventions;
  • improved operational efficiency of customs administrations in facilitating trade and enhancing revenue collection; and
  • developed effective regional cooperation mechanism for customs administration.
Date Approved:2002
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2004
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $10 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page