Cross-Border Trade and Transport Facilitation
The goal of the technical assistance (TA) was to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Afghanistan by enhancing cross-border and transit trade with neighboring countries.
Specific outputs included:
- infrastructure investment options, including road and railways, to facilitate the cross-border movement of goods;
- specific cost recovery measures (e.g., transit fees and tolls) for such investments, taking into account equitable sharing of the infrastructure investment burden between Afghanistan and its neighbors;
- amended and/or new laws, rules, regulations, bilateral and multilateral agreements for the operation of the new/improved cross-border infrastructure and movement of goods; and
- appropriate institutional arrangements at the concerned ministries and agencies for operating the new/improved cross-border infrastructure.
|Funding Agency||Amount (USD millions)||Notes|
|Asian Development Bank||0.55|
|Government of Afghanistan||0.05|