Bangladesh: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade Facilitation Program

This technical assistance aims to create a modern Customs administration for Bangladesh through improved border clearance mechanisms and facilitation of trade information access for traders. It seeks to better align Bangladesh Customs procedures and practice with internationally accepted standards.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval20 Aug 2013
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorTrade Facilitation
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$1.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Regulatory impact assessment of proposed amendments to the Customs Act and related legislation conducted

National Board of Revenue transition from ASYCUDA++ to ASYCUDA World supported and technical training conducted

Trade portal undertaken by the Ministry of Commerce under the SASEC Trade Facilitation Program developed

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)