Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Australia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AUD
Australia 03A 03A - Long-term lending AUD Government of Australia. https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/COVID-19/covid-19-overseas-financial-assistance (accessed 3 September 2020).

No amount/estimate: 2 September 2020, Government announced interest-free loans to Australians who are stranded overseas and in financial distress.

Australia 03B 03B - Forbearance AUD
Australia 07 07 - Central bank financing government AUD 150,000,000,000 93,269,999,936
Australia 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown AUD
Australia 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities AUD 150,000,000,000 93,269,999,936 RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2020/mr-20-13.html (accessed on 14 May 2020); RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/covid-19/ (accessed 3 June 2020); RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2020/mr-20-17.html (accessed 8 July 2020); RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2020/mr-20-20.html (accessed 01 September 2020); RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2020/mr-20-24.html (accessed 07 October 2020); RBA. https://www.rba.gov.au/speeches/2020/sp-gov-2020-11-03.html (accessed 04 November 2020).

(i) April 2020, The RBA has announced yield targeting on 3-year government bonds at 0.25% through purchases of government bonds in the secondary market. On 5 May 2020, RBA has purchased AUD50 billion of Australia Government securities (AGS) and semis in the secondary market. 5 May, 2 June, 7 July, 1 September, and 6 October 2020, the RBA announced that it will maintain the current policy setting. 3 November 2020, RBA announced that it will reduce the 3-year yield target rate from 0.25% to 0.10%; (ii) 3 November 2020, The RBA announced that it intends to purchase AUD100 billion of government bonds issued by the Australian Government as well as by the states and territories over the next six months.

Austria 03 03 - Direct long-term lending EUR 150,000,000 165,929,204
Austria 03A 03A - Long-term lending EUR 150,000,000 165,929,204 European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1275 (accessed 8 July 2020).

6 July 2020, EUR150 million subordinated loan from the Austrian government to support Austrian Airlines for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak. This loan is convertible into a grant depending on the full-year results of Austrian Airlines.

Austria 03B 03B - Forbearance EUR Bundesministerium Finanzen. https://www.bmf.gv.at/presse/pressemeldungen/2020/juni/kreditmoratorium-verlaengert.html (accessed 04 June 2020); OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/#country-tracker (accessed 15 April 2020).

No amount/estimate: Austrians are allowed to defer interest payments on bank loans. 2 June 2020, Extended the loan deferrals available for private and micro-enterprises by four months, which allows beneficiaries to defer repayment obligations for principal or interest payments without suffering legally.

Austria 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Austria 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Austria 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
Belgium 03 03 - Direct long-term lending EUR 287,000,000 317,477,876
Belgium 03A 03A - Long-term lending EUR 287,000,000 317,477,876 European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1507 (accessed 7 September 2020).

(i) 21 August 2020, European Commission approved the EUR287 million Belgian loan to SN Airholding and its sole subsidiary, Brussels Airlines in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.

Belgium 03B 03B - Forbearance EUR Belgian Government. https://news.belgium.be/fr/le-gouvernement-federal-se-prononce-en-faveur-dun-vaste-plan-de-soutien-socio-economique (accessed 19 November 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 30 July 2020).

No amount/estimate: Postponement of debt repayment due to banks and insurers by affected households and companies to 30 September 2020. As of 24 July 2020, this has been extended to end-December 2020. As of 11 November 2020, the Minister of Finance will extend, in consultation with the financial sector, the current moratorium for loans to companies.

Belgium 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Belgium 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Belgium 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
Canada 03 03 - Direct long-term lending CAD 49,705,000,000 35,624,440,065
Canada 03A 03A - Long-term lending CAD 49,705,000,000 35,624,440,065 Department of Finance Canada. https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html (accessed 10 June 2020).

(i) CAD25 billion - Expanding the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to businesses that paid between CAD20,000 and CAD1.5 million in total payroll in 2019 (updated in (ii)); (ii) 11 August 2020: From the Canadian Government's "Fiscal Summary" cited in 5B below, Canada student loans--CAD1.93 billion; Alternative Credit Support for Businesses Unable to Access other Emergency Measures--CAD1.232 billion; Canada Emergency Business Account--CAD41.25 billion; Credit support for the agricultural sector--CAD5.2 billion; National Ecosystem Fund--CAD93 million.

Canada 03B 03B - Forbearance CAD Bank of Canada. https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/finance-and-investing/mortgage-loan-insurance/the-resource/covid19-understanding-mortgage-payment-deferral (accessed 10 June 2020). Canada Department of Finance https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/06/government-announces-extension-of-rent-relief-program-for-small-businesses.html (accessed 1 July 2020).

(i) No amount/estimate: Mortgage Payment Deferral from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, in which interest on mortgage deferrals is added to the principal; (ii) Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses. This program will lower rent by 75% for small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19. On 30 June 2020, CECRA was extended by one month to cover small business rents for July and, to simplify the application process, the government is removing the requirement to claw-back insurance proceeds and provincial rent supports from the CECRA forgivable loan amount for both existing and new applicants. This will provide important relief for small businesses that continue to experience financial hardship, and also allow property owners to maintain rental income and keep tenants in their commercial properties as the economy gradually restarts; (iii) No amount/estimate: Deferring payments for tourism operators on commercial leases and licenses of occupation.

Canada 07 07 - Central bank financing government CAD 348,918,000,000 250,075,613,689
Canada 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown CAD 115,008,000,000 82,428,238,667

BoC purchases of T-bills were in the primary market as they were auctioned; As of 6 January 2021, current T-bill holdings have increased by CAD27.694 billion since the end of February 2020, with the maximum increase occurring on 29 July 2020 at CAD115.008 billion. [update]

Canada 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities CAD 233,910,000,000 167,647,375,022 Bank of Canada. https://www.bankofcanada.ca/rates/banking-and-financial-statistics/bank-of-canada-assets-and-liabilities-weekly-formerly-b2/ (accessed 10 June 2020).

(i) Government of Canada Bond Purchase Program (GBPP): Purchases will begin with a minimum of CAD5 billion per week across the yield curve. The program will be adjusted as conditions warrant but will continue until the economic recovery is well underway; on 28 October 2020, BoC announced purchases would gradually decline to CAD4 billion per week; As of 6 January 2021, the increase in government bonds owned by BoC has risen to CAD230.394 billion since the purchases in response to COVID-19 began, which is also the peak figure [update]; (ii) 3 June 2020, Bank of Canada began purchasing Government of Canada Real Return Bonds; as of 6 January 2021, the purchased amount is CAD3.516 billion, which is also the peak value (pre-COVID BoC did not hold government real return bonds). [update]

Denmark 03 03 - Direct long-term lending DKK 1,500,000,000 222,073,276
Denmark 03A 03A - Long-term lending DKK 1,500,000,000 222,073,276 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/#country-tracker (accessed 15 April 2020).

19 March 2020, DKK1.5 billion expected increase in the utilization of Danish students’ Loan Scheme that was temporarily extended.

Denmark 03B 03B - Forbearance DKK

(xxiii) No amount/estimate: June 4, Banned predatory mortgage loan providers, and created rules to facilitate settlement of those loans;

Denmark 07 07 - Central bank financing government DKK
Denmark 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown DKK
Denmark 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities DKK
Finland 03 03 - Direct long-term lending EUR 14,200,000,000 15,707,964,602
Finland 03A 03A - Long-term lending EUR 14,200,000,000 15,707,964,602 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 18 May 2020).

(i) EUR 14.2 billion (increased from EUR10 billion) to expand Finland’s Export Credit Agency's lending and guarantee capacity to small and medium enterprises; (ii) No amount/estimate: 20 March 2020, Easier re-borrowing of pension contributions allowed.

Finland 03B 03B - Forbearance EUR
Finland 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Finland 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Finland 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
France 03 03 - Direct long-term lending EUR 84,780,000,000 93,783,185,841
France 03A 03A - Long-term lending EUR 84,780,000,000 93,783,185,841 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 15 April 2020); Economie. https://www.economie.gouv.fr/coronavirus-startup-mesures-de-soutien-economique (accessed 15 April 2020); Economie. https://www.economie.gouv.fr/covid19-soutien-entreprises/soutien-filiere-livre (accessed 29 June 2020); Economie. https://www.economie.gouv.fr/covid19-soutien-entreprises/nouvelles-mesures-soutien-tresorerie-entreprises (accessed 5 July 2020); Economie. https://www.economie.gouv.fr/3-projet-loi-finances-rectificative-plfr-iii-2020# (accessed 4 July 2020); EC. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_2398 (accessed 11 December 2020).

(i) See item (i) of Loan Guarantees in Measure 2; (ii) 25 March 2020, EUR80 billion in loans for startups; (iii) EUR3 billion loan to Air France; (iv) No amount/estimate: 2 July 2020, Repayable advances and loans for SME companies with liquidity problems; (v) EUR1.6 billion tourism loan offered by Bpifrance and the Groupe Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations; (vi) Additional EUR100 million loan for startups. (vi) 11 December 2020: (a) EUR18 million of soft loan and (b) EUR62 million of participating loan as part of France’s EUR106.7 million state aid measure [update].

France 03B 03B - Forbearance EUR
France 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
France 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
France 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR