Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Bangladesh 03 03 - Direct long-term lending BDT 50,000,000,000 588,581,519
Bangladesh 03A 03A - Long-term lending BDT 50,000,000,000 588,581,519 Ministry of Finance. https://mof.portal.gov.bd/sites/default/files/files/mof.portal.gov.bd/page/ed9e8b19_ccba_4cca_94b1_c40013f7a760/MTMPS_2020-21_English.pdf (accessed 29 June 6).

BDT50 billion for Special Fund for Salary support to export oriented manufacturing industry workers.

Bangladesh 03B 03B - Forbearance BDT Banglashesh Bank. https://www.bb.org.bd/ (accessed 29 June 2020). IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accesed 15 May 2020).

BB took measures to waive credit card fees and interests, suspend loan interest payments.

Bangladesh 07 07 - Central bank financing government BDT IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accesed 14 April 2020).

No amount/estimate: The Bangladesh Bank has announced that it will buy treasury bonds and bills from banks.

Bangladesh 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown BDT
Bangladesh 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities BDT
Bhutan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending BTN/INR
Bhutan 03A 03A - Long-term lending BTN/INR IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 24 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: April, Loans to cottage and small industries through the National Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) Development Bank (microloans at 2% concessional interest for agriculture and rural activities and working capital loans at 4% concessional interest rate for 3 months).

Bhutan 03B 03B - Forbearance BTN/INR Official Statement from the Office of the Prime Minister of Bhutan. https://bit.ly/2yrZXYx (accessed 29 April 2020); Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan. https://www.rma.org.bt/pressrelease/Press%20Release%20on%20Interest%20Waiver%20on%20NPLs.pdf (accessed 12 May 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 11 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: April, Deferment of loans for 3 months (April–June) (i) for all borrowers who had maintained their loan accounts in good standing, i.e., loans that were not non-performing loans (NPL) as of February 29; (ii) May, The RMA announced that the interest waiver facility would also be extended to non-performing loan accounts. The government will finance 50% of the total interest payment and the financial institutions offered to support the other 50%.

Bhutan 07 07 - Central bank financing government BTN/INR
Bhutan 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown BTN/INR
Bhutan 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities BTN/INR
India 03 03 - Direct long-term lending INR
India 03A 03A - Long-term lending INR
India 03B 03B - Forbearance INR RBI. https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/NotificationUser.aspx?Id=11909&Mode=0 (accessed 05 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 04 June 2020); RBI. https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/NotificationUser.aspx?Id=11877&Mode=0 (accessed 30 April 2020).

No amount/estimate: (i) The RBI provided relief to both borrowers and lenders, allowing companies a 3-month moratorium on loan repayments. This moratorium was extended to end August; (ii) Provided subsidies to banks to reduce interest rates for short-term loans to farmers. On June 4, decided to continue the availability of 2% Interest Subvention (IS) and 3% Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) to farmers for the extended period of repayment up to August 31, 2020 or date of repayment, whichever is earlier, to prevent increases in interest rate during the extended moratorium period.

India 07 07 - Central bank financing government INR 100,000,000,000 1,345,601,727
India 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown INR IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 5 May 2020).

April 20, The RBI increased the limit for ways and means advances for the Central Government (a short-term liquidity facility) for the remaining part of the first half of the FY 2020/21 from INR 1.2 trillion to INR2.0 trillion. The WMA is a temporary liquidity facility offered by the RBI to the government that acts as a credit line that the government may call upon to help them reconcile short-term mismatches in cash flows of their receipts and expenditures.

India 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities INR 100,000,000,000 1,345,601,727 RBI. https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_PressReleaseDisplay.aspx?prid=49712

April 27: INR100 billion purchase of government securities under Open Market Operations (OMO).

Maldives 03 03 - Direct long-term lending MVR
Maldives 03A 03A - Long-term lending MVR
Maldives 03B 03B - Forbearance MVR Maldives Monetary Authority. http://www.mma.gov.mv/#/news/PR-MCS-2020-3(english).html (accessed 13 April 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 13 April 2020).

No amount/estimate: April, The Maldives Monetary Authority announced introducing regulatory measures to enable a moratorium of 6 months on loan repayments for those impacted by the current situation. Customers have to submit their requests to the banks in order to avail themselves of this moratorium.

Maldives 07 07 - Central bank financing government MVR
Maldives 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown MVR
Maldives 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities MVR
Nepal 03 03 - Direct long-term lending NPR
Nepal 03A 03A - Long-term lending NPR IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 25 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: May 28, The budget speech for fiscal year 2020/21 includes additional measures in the area of business support (a lending program for cottage, small and medium-sized enterprises and those in the tourism sector) [update].

Nepal 03B 03B - Forbearance NPR IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 25 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 29, The NRB announced that banks will defer loan repayments due in April and May until mid-July. For working capital loans, banks will extend the repayment schedule of the amount due during the lockdown up to 60 days.

Nepal 07 07 - Central bank financing government NPR
Nepal 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown NPR
Nepal 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities NPR
Sri Lanka 03 03 - Direct long-term lending LKR
Sri Lanka 03A 03A - Long-term lending LKR
Sri Lanka 03B 03B - Forbearance LKR IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 25 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: April: (i) The President has announced a wide-ranging debt repayment moratorium, which includes a 6-month moratorium on bank loans for the tourism, garment, plantation and IT sectors, related logistics providers, and small and medium industries, with reduced rate working capital loans and investment-purpose loans for these sectors; (ii) There will also be a 6-month moratorium on leasing loans for three-wheelers, and a 3-month moratorium on small-value personal banking and leasing loans; (iii) The interest rate on credit cards will be capped, for transactions up to a certain amount, with a reduction in the minimum monthly repayment; (iv) Financial institutions are also requested to reschedule nonperforming loans.

Sri Lanka 07 07 - Central bank financing government LKR
Sri Lanka 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown LKR
Sri Lanka 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities LKR