Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Brunei Darussalam 03 03 - Direct long-term lending BND 450,000,000 318,122,907
Brunei Darussalam 03A 03A - Long-term lending BND
Brunei Darussalam 03B 03B - Forbearance BND 450,000,000 318,122,907 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accesed 1 May 2020); Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam. https://ambd.gov.bn/Lists/News/Displayitem.aspx?ID=462 (accessed 15 April 2020).

On 30 March 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE) announced additional financial support measures amounting to an estimated total of BND250 million, effective April 1. This Economic Relief Package (i) extends the deferment on principal payments of financing or loan to all sectors, (ii) provides for the restructuring or deferment on principal repayment of personal loans and hire purchase such as car financing, for a period not exceeding 10 years, (iii) provides for the deferment on principal repayments of property financing, (iv) provides for the conversion of any outstanding credit card balances into term loans not exceeding 3 years for affected individuals in the private sector only (including the self-employed), and (v) waiver of all bank fees/charges related to these facilities (except third party charges). Coupled with the earlier fiscal assistance, these measures will increase the value of Brunei’s Economic Stimulus Package to a total of BND450 million (or 3.2% of GDP).

Brunei Darussalam 07 07 - Central bank financing government BND
Brunei Darussalam 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown BND
Brunei Darussalam 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities BND
Cambodia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending KHR
Cambodia 03A 03A - Long-term lending KHR Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC). http://auschamcambodia.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/fourth-round-of-stimulus-measures.pdf (accessed 11 June 2020).

26 May 2020: (i) Adjust the special financing plan of USD50 million through the Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) and extend the provision of loans from this plan to the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) cluster; (ii) Adjust a special financing plan of USD100 million between SMEs and financial institutions to extend the coverage of loans to the enterprises in the medical equipment and medicine production sectors (See Measure 10: No breakdown).

Cambodia 03B 03B - Forbearance KHR International Monetary Fund (IMF). https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 24 July 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has also issued guidelines to financial institutions on loan restructuring for borrowers experiencing financial difficulties (but still performing) in priority sectors (tourism, garments, construction, transportation and logistics).

Cambodia 07 07 - Central bank financing government KHR
Cambodia 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown KHR
Cambodia 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities KHR
Indonesia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending IDR 695,200,000,000,000 45,753,175,358
Indonesia 03A 03A - Long-term lending IDR 695,200,000,000,000 45,753,175,358 Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-economy/indonesia-says-to-lend-more-to-regions-to-support-economy-idUSKCN24S0EO?il=0 (accessed 27 July 2020). MOF. https://www.kemenkeu.go.id/publikasi/berita/pinjaman-ke-daerah-salah-satu-upaya-pemerintah-dukung-pemulihan-ekonomi-nasional/; https://www.kemenkeu.go.id/publikasi/berita/ini-relaksasi-pinjaman-daerah-yang-meringankan-pemerintah-daerah/ (accessed 7 August 2020).

27 July 2020, INR15 trillion loan scheme for the provincial governments of Jakarta and West Java and INR11.5 trillion lending for provincial governments to support economic recovery to be funded by proceeds from central bank purchases of government bonds. These are part of the new IDR695.2 trillion loan program announced by the government as part of the National Economic Recovery (PEN) program consisting of financing support to regional and local goverments, and fund placements in regional development banks.

Indonesia 03B 03B - Forbearance IDR
Indonesia 07 07 - Central bank financing government IDR 788,840,000,000,000 51,915,901,682
Indonesia 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown IDR 622,630,000,000,000 40,977,128,270 The Jakarta Post. https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/04/23/bank-indonesia-buys-108m-of-government-bonds-at-auction-first-time-since-rule-change.html (accessed 27 April 2020). IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#P (accessed 5 May 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/info-terbaru/Pages/Perkembangan-Terkini-Perekonomian-dan-Langkah-BI-dalam-Hadapi-COVID-19-28-Mei-2020.aspx (accessed 2 June 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/info-terbaru/Pages/Perkembangan-Terkini-Perekonomian-dan-Langkah-BI-dalam-Hadapi-COVID-19-5-Juni-2020.aspx (accessed 10 June 2020). Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-economy/indonesia-unveils-40-billion-bond-scheme-to-fund-recovery-from-pandemic-idUSKBN2471AZ?il=0 (accessed 6 July 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/siaran-pers/Pages/sp_225220.aspx (accessed 16 July 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/siaran-pers/Pages/sp_226420.aspx (accessed 19 August 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/siaran-pers/Pages/sp_227120.aspx (accessed 2 October 2020). BI. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/siaran-pers/Pages/sp_227520.aspx (accessed 5 November 2020).

(i) 21 April 2020, BI directly purchased IDR1.7 trillion (USD108 million) worth of sharia sovereign bonds during an auction held by the government for the first time. As of 8 October 2020, BI has purchased IDR60.18 trillion in the primary market through auction schemes, greenshoe options and private placements under the April 16 Joint Decree with the Ministry of Finance.ii) No amount/estimate: In line with BI's expanded financial stability mandate as mentioned in (v) of Measure 1A, BI is authorized to finance the deposit insurance agency (LPS) for bank solvency problems. (vi) 6 July 2020, BI agreed to directly purchase IDR397.6 trillion worth of government bonds at 0% interest and be a standby buyer for IDR177 trillion in auctions at 1 percentage point below the benchmark rate to help finance the central government's pandemic response efforts under the July 7 Joint Decree with the Ministry of Finance. As of 8 October 2020, BI has made IDR229.68 trillion in primary market purchases through private placements under this agreement.

Indonesia 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities IDR 166,210,000,000,000 10,938,773,412 Bank Indonesia. https://www.bi.go.id/en/ruang-media/siaran-pers/Pages/sp_223020.aspx; https://www.bi.go.id/id/ruang-media/info-terbaru/Pages/BI-Terbitkan-Ketentuan-Pelaksanaan-Lelang-SUN-dan-atau-SBSN-Jangka-Panjang-di-Pasar-Perdana.aspx (accessed 27 April 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#P (accessed 5 May 2020).

(i) From January to April 2020, IDR166.21 trillion purchases of government securities (SBN) in the secondary market by BI.

Lao PDR 03 03 - Direct long-term lending LAK
Lao PDR 03A 03A - Long-term lending LAK
Lao PDR 03B 03B - Forbearance LAK
Lao PDR 07 07 - Central bank financing government LAK
Lao PDR 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown LAK
Lao PDR 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities LAK
Malaysia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending MYR 109,149,200,000 25,408,352,344
Malaysia 03A 03A - Long-term lending MYR 8,250,000,000 1,920,480,469 Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Booklet-PRIHATIN-EN.pdf (accessed 19 April 2020); Bank Negara Malaysia. https://www.bnm.gov.my/covid19/bnmfunds.php (accessed 26 June 2020); Ministry of Finance. https://penjana.treasury.gov.my/pdf/PENJANA-Booklet-En-v3.pdf (accessed 26 June 2020). Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/2020/07/teks-ucapan-perkembangan-terkini-perintah-kawalan-pergerakan-pemulihan-pkpp/ (accessed 22 July 2020). 16th Laksana Report. https://www.treasury.gov.my/pdf/Speech-16th-Laksana-Report-Implementation-Of-PRIHATIN.pdf (accessed 14 August 2020).

(i) 27 March 2020 in PRIHATIN: (a) Increasing the size of the All Economic Sector Facility Fund by MYR1 billion to MYR6.8 billion to enhance access to financing for SMEs. The maximum tenure is 5 years; (b) Increasing the size of the Special Relief Facility (SRF) fund by MYR3 billion to MYR5 billion for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The maximum tenure is 5.5 years including 6 months moratorium; and (c) Providing additional funds of MYR500 million under the Micro Credit Scheme to a total of MYR700 million for soft loans at 2% interest rate without collateral. Loan eligibility requirements are also relaxed to a minimum of 6 months of operation compared to 1 year of operation. The maximum tenure is 5 years; (ii) 5 June 2020 in Short-term National Economic Recovery Plan or PENJANA: (a) The Government will continue to provide loans to eligible enterprises for adoption or subscription of digitalization services under the SME Technology Transformation Fund totalling MYR500 million loan; (b) Under PENJANA SME Financing Facility, the banking sector will offer an additional MYR2 billion of funding to assist SMEs adversely impacted by COVID-19 sustain business operations at a concession rate of 3.5%; (c) PENJANA microfinancing, amounting to MYR400 million is a new funding program for SMEs and microenterprises at an interest rate of 3.5%. Aggregated approved financing will be capped at MYR50,000 per enterprise, and MYR50 million is earmarked for women entrepreneurs; (d) Bumiputera Relief Financing amounting to MYR500 million: (1) Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad (PUNB) will provide MYR200 million dedicated financial assistance for Bumiputera-owned businesses in the form of working capital, operational expenditure, system automation, equipment and expenditure to implement social distancing practices (eg. on PPEs), and financing of MYR100,000 – MYR1 million for up to 5 years at 3.5% per annum interest rate with moratorium of up to 6 months from disbursement; and (2) Through Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) the Government will also allocate MYR300 million working capital loans to assist affected Bumiputera entrepreneurs including training colleges. Maximum loan amount of MYR1 million with 3.5% per annum interest rate; (e) Part of the Agriculture and Food Sector Support amounting to MYR350 million is allocated to microcredit financing under Agrobank for agropreneurs (including commodity players) with interest rate of 3.5%. Maximum loan size is MYR50,000, and tenure of loan is 5 years.

Malaysia 03B 03B - Forbearance MYR 100,899,200,000 23,487,871,875 Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Booklet-PRIHATIN-EN.pdf (accessed 19 April 2020); Bank Negara Malaysia. https://www.bnm.gov.my/covid19/indiv.php (26 June 2020). Malay Mail. https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/07/29/pm-govt-agrees-to-three-month-loan-moratorium-extension-but-only-for-the-jo/1889194 (accessed 31 July 2020). 16th Laksana Report. https://www.treasury.gov.my/pdf/Speech-16th-Laksana-Report-Implementation-Of-PRIHATIN.pdf (accessed 14 August 2020).

27 March 2020 in PRIHATIN: (i) To assist SMEs and individuals, the Government welcomes the willingness of banking institutions to offer a 6-month moratorium, convert credit card balance to term loans and restructure corporate loans. This measure, amounting to MYR100 billion, is vital to enabling companies to retain employment and immediately resume their business activities. In return, the Government agrees that the bank’s income from interest or profit from loans or financing during the moratorium will only be taxable when the income is received after the moratorium period. 29 July 2020, The government has agreed to further extend the bank loan moratorium for the public. The targeted moratorium extension will run for three months but only for those who lost their jobs this year and are yet to find employment, after that period banks can further extend the help based on individual situation. As for those who are still employed but seen their wages reduced or affected owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the amount of their monthly loan commitments would be reduced, in line with the quantum of their salary deduction; (ii) The Government has previously agreed to defer the Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) loan repayment for all borrowers for six months, amounting to MYR750 million; (iii) The Government agrees to postpone loan repayment to borrowers of the Skills Development Fund Corporation (PTPK) for the same period beginning April 1 to September 30. With an estimated collection of MYR149.2 million, this initiative will benefit 174,500 borrowers.

Malaysia 07 07 - Central bank financing government MYR 9,166,472,355 2,133,821,955
Malaysia 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown MYR
Malaysia 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities MYR 9,166,472,355 2,133,821,955 Bank Negara Malaysia. https://www.bnm.gov.my/-/bnm-statement-of-assets-liabilities-31-december-2020 (accessed 8 January 2021).

31 December 2020, The Malaysian Government Papers purchased by the Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to MYR11.15 billion. This is equal to an increase of MYR9.17 billion from 31 December 2019 (total of MYR1.98 billion) [update].

Myanmar 03 03 - Direct long-term lending MMK 100,000,000,000 71,326,676
Myanmar 03A 03A - Long-term lending MMK 100,000,000,000 71,326,676 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 24 July 2020).

April 2020, A COVID 19 Fund worth MMK100 billion (USD70 million, 0.1% of GDP) has been established at the Myanmar Economic Bank to provide soft loans to affected business (particularly the priority garment and tourism sectors and small and medium enterprises [SMEs]) at reduced interest rates.

Myanmar 03B 03B - Forbearance MMK
Myanmar 07 07 - Central bank financing government MMK
Myanmar 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown MMK
Myanmar 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities MMK
Philippines 03 03 - Direct long-term lending PHP 28,518,000,000 560,235,425
Philippines 03A 03A - Long-term lending PHP 28,518,000,000 560,235,425 Department of Finance. https://www.dof.gov.ph/over-80-schools-eyeing-landbanks-academe-credit-program/ (accessed 7 July 2020). PDI. https://business.inquirer.net/303795/govt-to-reopen-loan-program-for-msmes; https://business.inquirer.net/304020/dti-secures-another-p1b-for-cares-program (accessed 29 and 31 July 2020). Manila Times. https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/10/10/business/business-top/landbank-lgu-lending-fund-hiked-to-p20b/778553/ (accessed 5 November 2020).

(i) PHP10 billion Land Bank of the Philippines loan program for LGUs to increase their emergency funding. As of 10 October 2020, an additional PHP10 billion has been made available. (ii) PHP2.8 billion additional funding for DA’s Survival and Recovery Assistance Program (SURE Aid)for affected farmers and fishers. (iii) PHP1.203 billion for DTI loan program for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for enterprise development training and livelihood kits. As of 29 July 2020, the Department of Trade and Industry announced a new funding source worth PHP3 billion for its CARES lending program for MSMEs. A further PHP1 billion in additional funding was secured from state-owned banks. (iv) Up to PHP15 million loan assistance from the DA for micro and small enterprises engaged in agriculture and fisheries production. (v) PHP3 billion lending program for "study now, pay later" schemes in private schools by the Land Bank of the Philippines. As of 7 July 2020, PHP260 million have been approved. (vi) 10 July 2020, PHP1.5 billion LBP I-Study lending program offering short-term (<1 year) loans for preschool to secondary students and term loans (up to 3 years) for tertiary students.

Philippines 03B 03B - Forbearance PHP Department of Finance

No amount/estimate: (i) Implementation of a minimum 30-day grace period for payment of all loans, without incurring interest on interest, penalties, or other charges; (ii) 28 April 2020, Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469 entitled “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, the suspension of acceptance of installment payments for Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) properties purchased on installment basis is extended until 31 May 2020, and additional interest or penalties will not be imposed.

Philippines 07 07 - Central bank financing government PHP 1,622,000,000,000 31,864,151,062
Philippines 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown PHP 1,560,000,000,000 30,646,162,550 BSP. http://www.bsp.gov.ph/publications/media.asp?id=5329 (accessed 7 April 2020). BSP. http://www.bsp.gov.ph/publications/media.asp?id=5336 (accessed 21 May 2020). PDI. https://business.inquirer.net/305953/ph-debt-to-breach-p10-trillion-in-2020-nearly-p12-trillion-in-2021 (accessed 26 August 2020). BusinessWorld. https://www.bworldonline.com/bsp-can-lend-more-to-govt-under-bayanihan-ii/ (accessed 15 September 2020). BusinessWorld. https://www.bworldonline.com/monetary-board-approves-p540-billion-advance-to-ng/ (accessed 2 October 2020). Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-philippines-cenbank/philippine-govt-seeks-another-11-bln-funding-support-from-c-bank-idUSL4N2J91GT (accessed 3 January 2021).

(i) 23 March 2020, To further support the Filipino people during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monetary Board authorized the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to purchase government securities from the Bureau of Treasury (BTR) under a repurchase agreement in the amount of PHP300 billion with a maximum repayment period of 6 months. On 26 August 2020, The BTR stated programmed borrowings from the BSP total PHP500 trillion (out of a ceiling of PHP540 billion) in 2020 and PHP1 trillion in 2021. After the passage of the Bayanihan II Law on 11 September 2020, the cap on provisional advances by the BSP to the national government has effectively increased to 30% of the government's average revenue for fiscal years 2017-2019 or from PHP540 billion to PHP850 billion. On 30 September 2020, The BSP approved an additional PHP540 billion provisional advance to the national government following the Treasury's repayment of the initial PHP300 billion advance (this brings the total borrowing to PHP840 billion versus the PHP850 billion ceiling). 29 December 2020, The Treasury announced it is seeking another PHP540 billion loan from the BSP. [update] (ii) 26 March 2020, The BSP remitted PHP20 billion pesos in dividends to the national government despite no longer being required to do so under its newly amended charter.

Philippines 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities PHP 62,000,000,000 1,217,988,512 BSP. http://www.bsp.gov.ph/publications/media.asp?id=5352 (accessed 1 May 2020). BIS. https://www.bis.org/review/r200427a.htm (accessed 28 April 2020).

(i) 24 March 2020, BSP opened a daily one-hour window to purchase selected highly traded and liquid government securities from banks at market prices; (ii) From 8 April 2020, all peso-denominated government securities issuances could be purchased by the BSP. Window will remain open between April and June 2020, or until market conditions return to normal; (iii) As of 22 April 2020, PHP62 billion in government securities (GS) have been purchased by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as part of expanded GS purchases that began on 24 March 2020.