|Economy||Measure Code||Measure||Currency Code||Amount (Local)||Amount (USD)||Source||Post Date||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|