Increased Trade at Pakistan's Borders addresses constraints at Pakistan's border crossings that effect trade and transit with neighboring countries. Specifically, the Project focuses on providing support to Pakistan Government in improving Afghan Pakistan Transit Trade.
The Project is providing technical assistance at critical crossing points and key transit corridors focusing on the following activities:
The Trade Project's efforts in this component are designed to advance reforms in the legal and regulatory framework, policies and procedures, human resources and infrastructure that affect the efficiency and transparency of border crossings into and out of Pakistan. To advance reforms in these areas, the Trade Project is building the capacity of officials and institutions that effect cross-border trade. It also directly improves government investment in infrastructure and provides support to local and cross-border business institutions to strengthen their capacity to lobby for more efficient cross border processes.