Chinese firms vie for new phase of East Coast expansion project

-as part of condition for US$57M loan from China

Through a US$57 million loan from China, another phase of the East Coast of Demerara four-lane expansion is set to begin later this year.

Bids for the project, which will see the expansion of the road from Better Hope to Belfield, were yesterday opened at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board in Georgetown.

With four Chinese companies bidding for the contract, an official close to the project told …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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