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Countries:
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  • China
Location: Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe, Shuangyashan
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Proposed
Bank Risk Rating: A
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Borrower or Client: Government of People's Republic of China
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  • Finance
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  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 310.00 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): $ 530.00 million
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Updated in EWS: 2017-08-02
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-28
Heilongjiang Coal-Rich Cities Redevelopment Project
ADB-49021-002

Project Description
The project will continue ADB's long-term partnership with HPG and take a strategic, holistic, and long-term approach to further develop and implement the Transformation Development Plan of Coal Cities in Heilongjiang (2014 -2020), establishing a non-coal economic base, i.e., green food, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, and high-tech industries. The indicative project impacts are revitalized economy of East Heilongjiang subregion with non-coal industries in the cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe, and Shuangyashan; improved East Heilongjiang smart city cluster cooperation; and improved living environment, safety, and public health in the cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe, and Shuangyashan. The indicative project outcome is improved enabling environment for non-coal economic and industrial transformation. The project is expected to have four outputs: (i) key components facilitating economic diversification and industrial transformation towards a non-coal future in the project cities improved; (ii) remediation and environmental cleanup and safety of impacts from coal mining in the project cities improved; (iii) integrated basic urban infrastructure and services in the project cities improved; and (iv) capacity in project cities developed in areas of (a) economic diagnostic study and strategy, non-coal industry development planning, and smart city cluster cooperation; (b) prioritized investment program preparation; (c) project planning and management; (d) mining remediation management and environment cleanup; and (e) infrastructure and services delivered through public-private partnerships. IMPACT 1. East Heilongjiang subregional economy with non-coal industries in the cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe, and Shuangyashan revitalized 2. East Heilongjiang smart city cluster cooperation improved 3. Living environment, safety, and public health in cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe, and Shuangyashan improved (project derived and PRC National New-Type Urbanization Plan, 2014-2020) OUTCOME Enabling environment for non-coal economic and industrial transformation improved
Investment Description
Cofinancing: European Investment Bank US$ 220.00 million
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