Project Details
Second Customs Reform and Trade Facilitation Project, Additional Financing
Country:Pakistan
Sector:Trade Facilitation
Summary:The additional grant will help finance the costs associated with scaling up of existing project activities supporting reform progress and assist to strengthen the prospects for long term sustainability.
Expected Outcome:
Expected Outputs:Activities to be financed include
  • rollout of automation to the remaining border crossing points and inland clearance depots;
  • continued refurbishment, rehabilitation or new construction of selected customs infrastructure;
  • the provision of technical assistance and capacity building in key areas such as human resources, customs valuation, post clearance audit (PCA), and risk management;
  • improved mechanisms for cooperation with neighboring customs administrations, including real time data exchange; and
  • further improvement and enhancement of systems for monitoring customs performance through the use of an automated executive dashboard and alerts mechanism.
Date Approved:2015
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:World Bank: $22,000,000
Links/Documents:World Bank Project Page