Project Details
Facilitating Cross-Border Transport in the CAREC Region (Phase 1)
Sector:Trade Facilitation
Summary:In line with CAREC 2020, the project would help maximize the benefits of improved regional transport infrastructure being developed along the CAREC corridors.
Expected Outcome:The project will help address nonphysical barriers to the efficient cross-border movement of goods and people in the CAREC region that adversely affect the efficiency, speed, and cost of cross-border transport operations.
Expected Outputs:In the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Karamyk BCP, located along CAREC corridors 3b and 5,
  • the inspection facilities, including customs, sanitary and quarantine, and veterinary checkpoints, will be improved to handle traffic growth and improve the inspection process; and
  • power, water supply and sewerage facilities, communication facilities, and office and inspection equipment will be provided.

In Tajikistan, at the Guliston BCP, in a key conduit of the regional Osh Khujand highway,
  • facilities will be upgraded and equipped, including infrastructure for vehicle inspection and two new border check posts; and
  • water supply and sewerage facilities will be provided.
Date Approved:2012
Expected Completion:2015
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $300,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page
Report and Recommendation of the President