CNMIEC provides $74.5 million supplier’s credit for Rehabilitation, Renovation and Augmentation of 29 Grid Sub-Stations Project
Constant 2017 USD
Funding agency [Type]
Export-Import Bank of China [State-owned Policy Bank]
Energy (Code: 230)
Supplier's Credit/Export Seller's Credit
On April 25, 2000, China National Electric Wire & Cable Import/Export Corporation (CNEWC) provided a $74.523 million supplier’s credit for the Rehabilitation, Renovation, and Augmentation of 29 Grid Sub-Stations Project. The supplier’s credit carried the following terms: 16-year maturity, 3 year grace period, and a 3.5% interest rate. The Government of Bangladesh issued a sovereign guarantee for this loan on July 27, 2000. CNEWC secured the funding to provide the supplier’s credit from an RMB 580 million export seller’s credit from China Eximbank. The Government of Bangladesh’s loan identification number for the supplier’s credit is S1120000425a. According to the Government of Bangladesh’s Economic Relations Division (ERD), $74.523 million had been disbursed through this supplier’s credit and nothing had been repaid to the creditor as of June 30, 2018. The purpose of this project was to rehabilitate 29 grid substations and 819 kilometers of 132-kilovolt transmission lines and increase their capacity from 1100 to 2000 megawatts. CNEWC was the contractor responsible for project implementation. Construction work began in October 2005, and the project was successfully completed and handed over to the Bangladesh Power Development Board in February 2007.
The Chinese project title is ２９个变电站和８１９公里架空线项目提. China National Electric Wire & Cable Import/Export Corporation (sometimes referred to as China National Electric Import & Export Corporation (CNEIEC) is now known as China National Cable Engineering Corporation.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
China National Electric Wire and Cable Import and Export Corporation (CNEWC) [State-owned Company]; Government of Bangladesh [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) [Government Agency]; China National Electric Wire and Cable Import and Export Corporation (CNEWC) [State-owned Company]
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