CAREC Transport Strategy 2030

The CAREC Transport Strategy 2030 builds on progress made and lessons learned from the CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020.

Fifth CAREC Railway Working Group Meeting

Railway specialists reported on progress made in TA implementation, including the findings of rail sector assessments, updates on the traffic modelling, and rail project preparation facility.

Consultation Meeting with CAREC National Focal Points

CAREC national focal points and development partners met to deliberate on the final draft of the CAREC Transport Strategy 2030 and CAREC Energy Strategy 2030, with an aim of endorsement at the 18th CAREC Ministerial Conference in November.

CAREC investments reach $32.9 billion

From a modest start in 2001, the number and value of CAREC projects—including loans and grants—have grown rapidly to 193 projects worth more than $32.9 billion, as of September 2018.

17th Ministerial Conference on CAREC

This year's ministerial conference focused on expanding regional trade and promoting economic diversification. CAREC ministers unanimously endorsed the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 and its Rolling Strategic Action Plan 2018–2030.

17th CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee Meeting

Customs representatives from each CAREC country provided updates on the Customs Cooperation Committee priority areas as well as ongoing customs-related initiatives at the national level.

CAREC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Senior government officials of the 11 CAREC countries and representatives of multilateral development partners reviewed the progress made to date on the implementation of the CAREC 2030 strategy.