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Uganda - Skills Development Project (English)

The project development objective of the Skills Development Project for Uganda is to enhance the capacity of institutions to deliver high quality, demand-driven training programs in target sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1111 APR 01, 2015

Integrated logistic centers : experience from North America and options for China (English)

China’s shift toward accelerated economic growth in central and western provinces and increasing levels of personal income and consumption are all consistent with the need for rail-enabled Integrated Logistics Centers (ILCs). ... See More +

Brief 95752 APR 01, 2015

Blancas, Luis C.; Ollivier, Gerald; Bullock, Richard Chinese

World Bank workshop on the development of a green growth strategy in freight transport and logistics in Georgia : workshop report (English)

The Green Freight Transport and Logistics Study was launched in August 2014 and the preliminary results were shared during this interim workshop. ... See More +

Working Paper 96578 MAR 31, 2015

Oh,Jen; Keou,Oceane; Saslavsky,Daniel Mario

Policy and performance in customs : evaluating the trade facilitation agreement (English)

The 2013 World Trade Organization ministerial in Bali produced a comprehensive framework agreement on trade facilitation. If fully implemented, the agreement should increase the speed and reduce the cost of moving goods across international borders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7211 MAR 10, 2015

Hillberry,Russell Henry; Zhang,Xiaohui

Trade effects of customs reform : evidence from Albania (English)

Despite enormous academic interest in international trade costs and keen policy interest in efforts to mitigate them, so far there is very little hard evidence on the impacts of trade facilitation efforts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7210 MAR 10, 2015

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Hillberry,Russell Henry; Mendoza Alcantara,Alejandra

Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (English)

Rail intermodal logistics, the movement of containerized cargo from origin to destination where a portion of the journey takes place on rail, have gained significance in North America over the past 10 to 15 years based on cost and operational efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 95025 MAR 01, 2015

Blancas, Luis C.; Ollivier, Gerald; Bullock, Richard Chinese

Georgia’s transport and logistics strategy : achievements to date and areas for improvements (English)

This policy note describes the state of transport and logistics in Georgia, carries out a needs assessment and identifies the main areas for improvements.The purpose of this policy note is to develop a common understanding between the Government of Georgia (GoG) and its partners of the institutional and physical challenges which face the transport and logistics sector, and of a strategy for meeting these challenges in the medium-term. ... See More +

Working Paper 96577 JAN 01, 2015

OECS ports : an efficiency and performance assessment (English)

Handling charges in Caribbean ports are two to three times higher than in similar ports in other regions of the world. In some cases, it costs significantly less to ship a container to Hong Kong SAR, China, or Europe than it does to ship to a neighboring island no more than 100 miles away. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7162 JAN 01, 2015

Cubas, Diana; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia; Bofinger, Heinrich C.

Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)

Every discussion of the Caribbean states considers their characteristics as sea-locked countries, small economies, highly vulnerable to natural disasters, and a geographic platform that calls for regional cooperation and integration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7169 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia; Bofinger, Heinrich C.; Cubas, Diana; Millan-Placci, Maria Florencia

Kenya - Second Phase of the Eastern Africa Regional Transport, Trade, and Development Facilitation Program Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed rehabilitation of Marich Pass - Lodwar road (A1), 196 km of Marich Pass - Lodwar road (A1), 196 km (English)

The development objective of the Second Phase of the Eastern Africa Regional Transport, Trade, and Development Facilitation Program Project for Kenya is to enhance connectivity and economic integration of Kenya with South Sudan, whilst improving safety on the corridor and South Sudans access to sea ports. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4747 JAN 01, 2015

Cameroon economic update : revisiting the sources of growth - enhancing the efficiency of the Port of Douala (English)

The Cameroon economic update aim at sharing knowledge and stimulating debate among those interested in improving the economic management of Cameroon and unleashing its enormous potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 94015 JAN 01, 2015

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Ibounde, Rick Emery Tsouck; Fouthe, Chimene Diane Djapou; Munchep, Sylvie

Guatemala - Elements of a transport and logistics strategy (English)

This document has been produced by the World Bank to support the Government of Guatemala as it improves its transport and logistics sector management in pursuit of enhanced country competitiveness. ... See More +

Working Paper 93529 JAN 01, 2015

Dumitrescu, Anca C.; Smith, Graham; Osborne, Theresa K.

Armenia - Third Social Investment Fund Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92886 NOV 25, 2014

Improving trade and transport for landlocked developing countries : a ten-year review (English)

Landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) are completely dependent on their transit neighbors’ infrastructure and administrative procedures to transport their goods to port. ... See More +

Working Paper 95447 NOV 01, 2014

Improving trade competitiveness in Cambodia : an analysis using a trade and transport facilitation assessment (TTFA) (English)

A Transport and Trade Facilitation Assessment (TTFA) is designed as a snapshot of a country’s trading environment, viewed from the perspective of four key industries. ... See More +

Working Paper 91241 AUG 01, 2014

The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (English)

Central Asia is often associated with the silk route or road, the longest overland trade route connecting China to Europe and one of the oldest in history. ... See More +

Publication 88891 JUN 12, 2014

Rastogi, Cordula; Arvis, Jean-Francois

Trade and transport corridor management toolkit (English)

A trade and transport corridor is a coordinated bundle of transport and logistics infrastructure and services that facilitates trade and transport flows between major centers of economic activity. ... See More +

Publication 87949 MAY 07, 2014

Carruthers, Robin; Kunaka, Charles

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Cairo traffic congestion study : Executive summary (English)

The Greater Cairo Metropolitan Area (GCMA), with more than 19 million inhabitants, is host to more than one-fifth of Egypts population. The GCMA is also an important contributor to the Egyptian economy in terms of GDP and jobs. ... See More +

Other Infrastructure Study 88654 MAY 01, 2014

Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 APR 11, 2014

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel English

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Uganda - Skills Development Project (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1111 Project Appraisal Document
Integrated logistic centers : experience from North America and options for China (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95752 Brief Chinese
World Bank workshop on the development of a green growth strategy in freight transport and logistics in Georgia : workshop report (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 96578 Working Paper
Policy and performance in customs : evaluating the trade facilitation agreement (English)
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MAR 10, 2015 WPS7211 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade effects of customs reform : evidence from Albania (English)
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MAR 10, 2015 WPS7210 Policy Research Working Paper
Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95025 Working Paper Chinese
Georgia’s transport and logistics strategy : achievements to date and areas for improvements (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 96577 Working Paper
OECS ports : an efficiency and performance assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7162 Policy Research Working Paper
Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7169 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Second Phase of the Eastern Africa Regional Transport, Trade, and Development Facilitation Program Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed rehabilitation of Marich Pass - Lodwar road (A1), 196 km of Marich Pass - Lodwar road (A1), 196 km (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 E4747 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon economic update : revisiting the sources of growth - enhancing the efficiency of the Port of Douala (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94015 Working Paper
Guatemala - Elements of a transport and logistics strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93529 Working Paper
Armenia - Third Social Investment Fund Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 92886 Procurement Plan
Improving trade and transport for landlocked developing countries : a ten-year review (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 95447 Working Paper
Armenia - Disease Prevention and Control Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for works and goods (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 91314 Procurement Plan
Improving trade competitiveness in Cambodia : an analysis using a trade and transport facilitation assessment (TTFA) (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 91241 Working Paper
The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 88891 Publication
Trade and transport corridor management toolkit (English)
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MAY 07, 2014 87949 Publication
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Cairo traffic congestion study : Executive summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88654 Other Infrastructure Study
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)
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APR 11, 2014 70417 Knowledge Economy Study English