Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Afghanistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AFN
Afghanistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending AFN
Afghanistan 03B 03B - Forbearance AFN
Armenia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AMD
Armenia 03A 03A - Long-term lending AMD
Armenia 03B 03B - Forbearance AMD
Azerbaijan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AZN
Azerbaijan 03A 03A - Long-term lending AZN
Azerbaijan 03B 03B - Forbearance AZN IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 24 July 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 23, The CBA announced a moratorium on late fees and interest rate penalties.

Georgia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending GEL
Georgia 03A 03A - Long-term lending GEL
Georgia 03B 03B - Forbearance GEL IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 24 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: Bank loan service holidays for individuals was prolonged for 3 more months for those borrowers who asked for extension.

Japan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending JPY
Japan 03A 03A - Long-term lending JPY IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 6 May 2020)

Concessional loans from public and private financial institutions (included in the amount of the Emergency Economic Package Against COVID-19; see Measure 5).

Japan 03B 03B - Forbearance JPY
Kazakhstan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending KZT 360,000,000,000 873,256,519
Kazakhstan 03A 03A - Long-term lending KZT
Kazakhstan 03B 03B - Forbearance KZT 360,000,000,000 873,256,519 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 13 April 2020).

(i) No amount/estimate: Banks have been requested to allow loan repayments deferrals until mid-June and refrain from charging penalties for borrowers affected by the emergency; and (ii) April 27, More than 1.6 million citizens and 11,000 SMEs received deferral on loan payments in the amount of KZT360 billion.

Kyrgyz Republic 03 03 - Direct long-term lending KGS 744,000,000 9,972,435
Kyrgyz Republic 03A 03A - Long-term lending KGS 744,000,000 9,972,435 Ministry of Finance. http://www.minfin.gov.kg/ru/novosti/novosti/gorodu-bishkek-budet-vydeleno-besprotsentnoy-byudz (accessed 28 June 2020).

June 22, The Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with the Mayor's Office of Bishkek in accordance with the Budget Code of the Kyrgyz Republic, decided to allocate an interest-free budget loan to the city of Bishkek in the amount of KGS744 million to pay salaries and leave of the teachers working in educational institutions of the city of Bishkek.

Kyrgyz Republic 03B 03B - Forbearance KGS
Pakistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending PKR 820,930,000,000 4,947,367,216
Pakistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending PKR
Pakistan 03B 03B - Forbearance PKR 820,930,000,000 4,947,367,216 State Bank of Pakistan. http://www.sbp.org.pk/corona.asp (accesssed 24 April 2020); State Bank of Pakistan. http://www.sbp.org.pk/corona-update.html (accessed 7 August 2020; 22 August2020); State Bank of Pakistan. http://www.sbp.org.pk/press/2020/Pr-07-Jul-20.pdf (accessed 9 July 2020); State Bank of Pakistan (accessed 11 August 2020); State Bank of Pakistan. http://www.sbp.org.pk/press/2020/Pr-20-Aug-20.pdf (accessed 4 September 2020).

(i) April 20, Borrowers from corporate, consumer, agriculture, SMEs, and microfinance sectors can avail deferment of principal amount for one year while continue servicing mark up. July 7, the State Bank of Pakistan extends the availability of deferment of principal amount of loans facility until September. This applies to Small & Medium Enterprise Financing, Consumer Financing, Housing Finance, Agriculture Finance and Micro financing only. The facility is not being extended to corporates and commercial borrowers since a significant amount of their loans and advances has already been deferred. August 10, the SBP relief package for microfinance banks, which included deferment of principal and restructuring of microfinance loans to deal with the adverse implications of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, have been expanded with additional measures. First, the relief measures that were earlier available from Feb 15, 2020 have now been allowed to borrowers who were regular on December 31, 2019. Second, to facilitate microfinance banks (MFBs) during these testing times, the provisioning requirements have been extended by 2 months; and third, client’s consent through recorded lines has been allowed to facilitate the customers to avail the relief package. As of August 28, PKR177.175 billion was the amount approved for restructuring/rescheduling, while PKR643.755 billion was the amount of principal approved for deferment up to one year [update]; (ii) No amount/estimate: SBP extends time for settlement of foreign currency loans amid COVID-19 pandemic. Banks can now allow extension up to 180 days to exporters in settlement of their FE-25 loans in case they are facing delay in realization of export proceeds due to COVID-19.

Tajikistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending TJS
Tajikistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending TJS IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 19 August 2020).

No amount/estimate: June, Government plans to disburse preferential loans to food and medical supply producing companies through the Fund for State Support to Entrepreneurship.

Tajikistan 03B 03B - Forbearance TJS IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 19 August 2020).

No amount/estimate: June, The NBT recommended the banks to consider restructuring (i.e., extending maturity) loans that face temporary hardship.

Turkmenistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending TMT
Turkmenistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending TMT
Turkmenistan 03B 03B - Forbearance TMT
United Kingdom 03 03 - Direct long-term lending GBP 520,000,000 643,813,182
United Kingdom 03A 03A - Long-term lending GBP 520,000,000 643,813,182 Bank of England. https://bit.ly/3fGui67 (accessed 13 April 2020); Bank of England. https://bit.ly/37JL1CO (accessed 13 April 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/157-billion-investment-to-protect-britains-world-class-cultural-arts-and-heritage-institutions (accessed 12 July 2020).

(i) May 20, Future Fund is launched. To bolster high-tech start-ups, the new GBP500 million Future Fund provides between GBP125,000 and GBP5 million for UK based-business as long as the cash is matched by private investors (i.e. government is committing GBP250 million, with the other GBP250 million expected to be raised by the private sector). The scheme is initially open until September and will be delivered by the British Business Bank. If the government loan is not repaid within three years, it gets automatically converted into an equity stake at 20% discount to the valuation set in the next funding round; (ii) July 5, The package in support for cultural organisations includes GBP270 million of repayable finance.

United Kingdom 03B 03B - Forbearance GBP Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). https://bit.ly/317ekOe (accessed 15 April 2020); FCA. https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-confirms-further-support-motor-finance-and-high-cost-credit-customers (accessed 16 July 2020).

No amount/estimate: (i) April 9, The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) introduced a package of targeted temporary measures to support customers affected by coronavirus, including by setting the expectation for firms to offer a payment freeze on loans and credit cards for up to three months; (ii) July 15, The FCA has confirmed the support that will be available for users of motor finance, buy-now pay-later (BNPL), rent-to-own (RTO), pawnbroking and high-cost short-term credit (HCSTC) products, who continue to face payment difficulties due to COVID-19. Measures include: (a) Firms should contact customers if they can resume payments – and if so, agree a plan on how the missed payments could be repaid, (b) For customers with still payment difficulties, firms will freeze or reduce payments to a level they can afford, on their motor finance, BNPL or RTO agreements for a further 3 months, (c) Customers that have not yet had a payment freeze or requested an extension of an existing payment freeze can request this up until 31 October 2020, (d) HCSTC customers can only apply for a payment freeze under this guidance once up to 31 October 2020, (e) The ban on repossessions will continue until 31 October 2020, and (f) Any payment freezes or partial payment freezes offered under this guidance should not have a negative impact on credit files.

Uzbekistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending UZS
Uzbekistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending UZS
Uzbekistan 03B 03B - Forbearance UZS IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 8 May 2020).

No amount/estimate: (i) The Central Bank suggested banks defer loan payments for firms in sectors affected by COVID-19; (ii) State-owned banks are extending maturities of loan repayments for the affected sectors, including for the national air carrier.

Afghanistan 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AFN
Afghanistan 03A 03A - Long-term lending AFN
Afghanistan 03B 03B - Forbearance AFN
Armenia 03 03 - Direct long-term lending AMD
Armenia 03A 03A - Long-term lending AMD
Armenia 03B 03B - Forbearance AMD