Project ID: 32448

Chinese Government provides grant for Malabo Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office Building Construction Project

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Equatorial Guinea

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2010

Implementation

2012

2012-04-01

Actual start

Completion

2015

2015-01-14

Actual

Description

On December 16, 2010, the Chinese Government and the Government of Equatorial Guinea signed an agreement for the construction of the Malabo Office Building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project (see '我援赤几外交部马拉博办公楼项目会议纪要在赤几签署”). China’s Ministry of Commerce provided a grant funding for this project. However, the face value of the grant is unknown. The project involved the construction of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs office building in the city of Malabo. The building is five stories high, and it occupies an area of ​​12,483 square meters. It consists of a main building, electrical equipment room, water pump room, guard room, fence and outdoor roads.In September 2011, an external construction contract was signed, making Huashan International Engineering Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Shanxi Construction Engineering Group, the contractor responsible for implementation (see '援赤道几内亚外交部马拉博办公楼项目对外施工合同顺利签订' and 'Subsidiaries of TIEC'). The project officially commenced on March 22, 2012. Construction began on April 1, 2012. The project passed final inspection by the Chinese Government on December 30, 2014. It was officially completed and handed over to the Government of Equatorial Guinea on January 14, 2015 (see '赤道几内亚首都新地标——中国援建的赤几外交部大楼 (2015-04-09)').

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 赤几外交部大楼项目 or 我援赤几外交部马拉博办公楼项目.The Spanish project title is El Proyecto del Edificio Oficial en Malabo del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Guinea Ecuatorial.

Number of official sources

10

Number of unofficial sources

1

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Equatorial Guinea [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Government of Equatorial Guinea [Government Agency]; Shanxi Construction Engineering (Group) Corporation [State-owned Company]