Project Details
Building Trade Policy Capacity: Formulating an International Trade Policy
Country:Mongolia
Sector:Trade Policy
Summary:The Mongolia Interim Country Partnership Strategy emphasizes the importance of employment creation, support for agribusiness and small and medium-sized enterprises or SMEs. The technical assistance (TA) will reinforce this support and emphasis by contributing to a more stable and predictable environment that will give importers and exporters greater confidence as they go about their business.
Expected Outcome:Improved confidence to conduct and conclude mutually beneficial free trade agreements with major trading partners
Expected Outputs:
  • Assessment of the legal framework governing and institutional arrangements regulating international trade
  • Comparative examination of other countries' motivations prompting and benefits stemming from the adoption of an international trade policy
  • Assessment of trade challenges and opportunities presented by the People's Republic of China and Russia
  • Draft International Trade Policy for Mongolia and updated recommendations to enhance institutional capacity in support of trade policy formulation and implementation
Date Approved:2014
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $500,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page