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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Oman
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-12-08
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Borrower or Client: Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm
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  • Transport
Investment Amount (USD): $ 265.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 353.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ AIIB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-08
Disclosure Date: 2016-12-08
Oman: Duqm Port Commercial Terminal and Operational Zone Development Project

Project Description
According to AIIB documents, the objective of the Project is to achieve the potential economic benefits from Duqm port development through improved transport efficiency, strengthened logistics, facilitated mineral exports, and reduced supply chain delivery time and costs for the wide spectrum of industries in the new Duqm Special Economic Zone. The Project will mainly include the civil works for the construction of port related infrastructure including port access roads, cargo storage, Terminal buildings, and Operational Zone's facilities buildings. The Project is estimated to be implemented over a period of 3.5 years from January 2017 to June 2020.
Investment Description
Contact Information
AIIB Project Team Leader: Dr. Shakeel Khan Project Team Leader/Principal Investment Operations Specialist Tel: +86 10 8358 0185 E-Mail: skhan@aiib.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB In addition, the AIIB has a Bank Oversight Mechanism. According to AIIB's policies, "people who believe they have been or are likely to be adversely affected by a failure of the Bank to implement the ESP may also submit complaints to the Bank's oversight mechanism in accordance with the policies and procedures to be established by the Bank for such mechanism." However, at the time of writing, it is unclear what the exact scope and function of this Oversight Mechanism will be.
Bank Documents