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  • Vietnam
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Luc - Long An province, Long Thanh - Dong Nai province.
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: A
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Board Decision Date: 2016-05-20
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Borrower or Client: Government of Vietnam
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  • Transport
Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 286.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 639.82 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-16
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-29
Greater Mekong Subregion Ben Luc-Long Thanh Expressway Project - Tranche 2

Project Description
The Project constructs a 57.1 km expressway between Ben Luc and Long Thanh in the south of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), which is a short link of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Southern Economic Corridor. The project expressway is divided into a western section (21.14 km), a middle section (10.71 km), and an eastern section (25.25 km). For the expressway construction, ADB finances the western and eastern sections, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) finances the middle section. The project was estimated to cost $1.608 billion at appraisal, inclusive of local taxes, contingencies, and financing charges during development. Tranche 2 in the amount of $286 million will cover construction of the eastern section of the expressway.
Investment Description
Total (Amount in US$ million) ADB 286.00 Counterpart 48.30 JICA 305.52 Project Cost 639.82
Contact Information
Vietnam Expressway Corporation Hamlet 2, Linh Nam Ward Hoang Mai District, Hanoi ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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