Project Details
Xinjiang Municipal Infrastructure and Environmental Improvement Project
Country:People's Republic of China
Sector:Transport
Summary:ADB is helping the People's Republic of China (PRC) improve infrastructure, address environmental concerns, and promote sustainable growth in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The project focuses on three areas - Alashankou, a major trade and transport hub on the border with Kazakhstan, the Kanas scenic region, and Yining City.
Expected Outcome:The project will contribute to sustained socioeconomic growth and improved living standards in Altay Administrative District, Boertala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, and Yili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture—border areas of northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Expected Outputs:

Component 1: Yining City Roads and Municipal Services

  • Four new main roads and upgraded local roads opened to traffic and related municipal services operational
  • Newly built and procured environmental sanitation facilities and equipment operational

 

Component 2. Alashankou land port municipal infrastructure and environmental protection

  • New roads opened to traffic
  • New water treatment plant and associated facilities operational
  • New wastewater treatment plant and associated sewer network operational
  • New heating supply works operational New environmental sanitation and solid waste treatment facilities operational
  • Ecological protective forests completed

 

Component 3. Kanas scenic region infrastructure and environmental protection

  • New village roads and village parking areas opened to traffic
  • New water supply system operational
  • New wastewater treatment system operational New environmental sanitation and solid waste treatment facilities operational
  • Vegetation recovery completed

 

Date Approved:2008
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2014
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $105.0 million
Yining Municipal Government (PRC): $39.2 million
Boertala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture Government (PRC): $36.3 million
Altay Prefecture Government (PRC): $10.4 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page