Policy Database

This database provides information on the key economic measures that authorities are taking to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures are classified according to how they work their way through the financial system, and how they affect the financial positions of different sectors of society. The database also tracks non-economic measures.

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Project Team: Jesus Felipe (Lead), Asian Development Bank; Scott Fullwiler, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Gemma Estrada, Asian Development Bank; Maria Susan Torres, Asian Development Bank; Mary Ann Magadia, Asian Development Bank; Donna Faye Bajaro, Asian Development Bank; Maria Hanna Jaber, Asian Development Bank; Remrick Patagan, Asian Development Bank; Al-Habbyel Yusoph, University of the Philippines; Simon Alec Askin, University of the Philippines; and Martin Alexander Cruz, University of the Philippines.

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Policy Measures

View measures implemented by each economy.

Data Extraction

Extract data by economy, by measure, or by date.


Read the policy opinions and analysis from the ADB COVID-19 Policy Database Team

COVID-19 Cases

Get data on daily and cumulative cases
and deaths by economy and by region.

$27.135 trillion

(as of January 11, 2021))

The total amount announced by ADB’s members to combat the COVID-19 pandemic


$3.630 trillion

ADB's Developing Members

Top 10

$2.317 trillion People’s Republic of China
$0.412 trillion India
$0.248 trillion Republic of Korea
$0.194 trillion Hong Kong, China
$0.115 trillion Indonesia
$0.089 trillion Singapore
$0.084 trillion Thailand
$0.081 trillion Malaysia
$0.048 trillion Taipei,China
$0.027 trillion Viet Nam

$17.614 trillion

ADB's Other Members

Top 10

$8.101 trillion United States
$3.434 trillion Japan
$2.132 trillion Germany
$0.853 trillion Canada
$0.851 trillion United Kingdom
$0.784 trillion France
$0.711 trillion Italy
$0.383 trillion Australia
$0.290 trillion Spain
$0.216 trillion Switzerland

$5.520 trillion

European Central Bank

$0.371 trillion

European Union


Note: Aggregated amounts exclude Measure 9.