Building the Capacity of the Ministry of Commerce for Trade and Transit Facilitation


The technical assistance (TA) was expected to enhance the capacity of the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) in trade and transit facilitation, with emphasis on negotiating and implementing actual transit agreements.

Expected Outcome

Enhanced capacity of the MoC to negotiate, implement, and monitor trade and transit agreements, with transit management based on a solid partnership with the Customs Department, Ministry of Finance

Expected Outputs

The TA’s Design and Monitoring Framework outlined six specific TA outputs: capacity building, transit facilitation, cross border facilitation, strengthened private sector participation in transit trade, enhanced inter-ministerial cooperation, and promotion of regional cooperation.

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 0.4
Total 0.4