Project Data Sheet

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 28 Jan 2015

Project Name Global Supply Chains and Trade in Value Added
Country Regional
Project/Program Number 46196-001
Status Approved
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Industry and trade
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance8127Technical Assistance Special Fund500

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Progress since Q3 2013: The TA Conference was held in Hong Kong in December 2013 to discuss the final papers. The event was well-attended by trade experts. The manuscript was submitted to the publisher in December 2013. The book publication and book launch will be held in the second half of 2014. Research activities in collaboration with Fung Global Institute are ongoing. Additional country case studies on GSC and TVA were commissioned in Q1 2014. These background papers, together with the text based from the GSC TVA book, will serve as inputs for the Asian Development Outlook 2014 Update theme chapter, to be launched on September 2014.
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2012 Jul 10
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 31 May 2012
Management Review Meeting
Approval 03 Aug 2012


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 8127 03 Aug 2012 03 Aug 2012 31 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2015


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 8127 500 500 322 178 306 194

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Benno Ferrarini (
Responsible ADB Department ERCD
Responsible ADB Divisions ERMR
Executing Agencies


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