ADB has taken the lead in establishing a collaboration platform with other partner institutions to enable exchange of information, ideas and facilitate discussions on integrated transport systems and logistics which includes multimodal transport systems, hubs and freight logistics.

Through this site, international best practices on passenger and freight multimodal transport will be shared, as well as key events, projects and documents.

12th Five Year Plan of People’s Republic of China (PRC)

PRC has recently approved its 12th Five Year Plan with significant move towards upgrading the road transportation and logistics sector. PRC is giving priority to its railway networks, expansion of its road network through highway building programs, IT investments, clean vehicles and consolidation in the logistics industry.

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Key Targets in the 12th Five Year Plan

  • Length of highway network will reach 83,000 km.
  • Length of high-speed railway will reach 45,000 km.
  • A new airport will be built in Beijing.
  • Total number of airports will rise from 175 to 220.

  • Sources:
    2011 KMPG Advisory (China) Limited