Bhutan: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade Facilitation

This technical assistance will help strengthen the technical and institutional capacity of Bhutan’s Customs through better alignment of procedures and practice with internationally accepted standards. It will also reduce time and cost of trade for Bhutan through reduction of import-export processes.

PROJECT DETAILS

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

KEY OUTPUTS

Legal, administrative, and technical documents for Bhutan’s accession to the Revised Kyoto Convention prepared

Systems upgrades to the Regulatory Audit Management Information System supported

Strategic and technical advice to the Government to support the effective operations of the National Trade Facilitation Committee of Bhutan provided

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)