Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Australia 04 04 - Equity support 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 04 04 - Equity support EUR
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 04 04 - Equity support EUR 3,000,000 3,318,584 European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1507 (accessed 27 August 2020).

(i) 21 August 2020, European Commission approved the EUR3 million equity injection by the Government to SN Airholding and its sole subsidiary, Brussels Airlines in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.

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 04 04 - Equity support CAD 537,000,000 384,877,262 Department of Finance Canada. https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html (accessed 10 June 2020).

(i) CAD287 million to support rural businesses and communities by providing them with much-needed access to capital through the Community Futures Network; (ii) CAD250 million to assist innovative, early-stage companies that are unable to access other COVID-19 business supports through the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP).

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 04 04 - Equity support DKK 18,777,889,398 2,780,044,946 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 8 July 2020). European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1488 (accessed 22 July 2020)

(i) 18 April 2020, DKK3.5 billion in loans and equity provided to entrepreneurs and venture firms. The state investment fund (Vaekstfonden) will provide risky capital to start-ups and venture firm, facing difficulties in financing as private investors withdraw from the market. Available in 2020 only; (ii) 15 June 2020, DKK10 billion from a new government-backed fund to act as an investor of last resort with the possibility of recapitalizing large and important firms at risk of bankruptcy; (iii) Together with Sweden, planned recapitalization of SAS (a Dutch airline) through an equity injection. On 17 August 2020, the European Commission (EC) approved this measure. Denmark is expected to provide approximately EUR583 million of the recapitalization funds; (iv) 20 November 2020, EUR1.34 billion approved by the EC as capital support to large companies affected by coronavirus outbreak.

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 04 04 - Equity support EUR 710,500,000 785,951,327 MEE. https://tem.fi/artikkeli/-/asset_publisher/ensimmaiset-valtionavustukset-kunnille-yksinyrittajien-tukemiseksi (accessed 3 May 2020); https://vm.fi/en/article/-/asset_publisher/10616/hallitus-paatti-vuoden-2020-neljannesta-lisatalousarvioesityksesta (accessed 9 June 2020); European Sting. https://europeansting.com/2020/06/10/state-aid-commission-approves-e286-million-finnish-measure-to-recapitalise-finnair/ (accessed 15 June 2020); Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland. https://tem.fi/artikkeli/-/asset_publisher/nordfuel-oy-n-haapaveden-biojalostamohankkeelle-24-5-miljoonaa-euroa-uusiutuvan-energian-suurten-demohankkeiden-investointitukea (accessed 19 June 2020).

(i) 6 June 2020, Further capital funding of EUR250 million is proposed for Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment Ltd), to increase equity financing for companies ; (ii) 6 June 2020, Capital funding of EUR 150 million is proposed for strengthening the balance sheet of Finnish Minerals Group; (iii) 10 June 2020, The EU Commission approved Finland's plans to contribute to the recapitalisation of Finnair, amounting to EUR286 million through the subscription of new shares by the State in the rights issue launched by Finnair on 10 June 2020 in the context of the coronavirus outbreak; (iv) 15 June 2020, EUR24.5 million of investment support for NordFuel Oy's Haapevesi biorefinery project for large renewable energy demo projects.

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 04 04 - Equity support EUR 22,270,000,000 24,634,955,752 OECD. https://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (update as of 14 May 2020); Economie. https://www.economie.gouv.fr/3-projet-loi-finances-rectificative-plfr-iii-2020# (accessed 4 July 2020).

(i) EUR20 billion for the temporary increase in state-ownership for some firms facing exceptional difficulties; (ii) 5 June 2020, EUR150 million worth of investment funds for companies developing sovereign technologies of the future whose risk associated with investment is high (quantum, health, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, etc.) and of start-ups at any stage of development; (iii) EUR200 million equity support to SMEs in the aeronautics sector; (iv) EUR1.3 billion equity investments in the tourism industry; (v) EUR270 million to EUR620 million equity support under the Programme de soutien à l’innovation majeure PSIM (EUR120 million) & French Tech Souveraineté (EUR150 million, extendable up to a maximum of EUR500 million).

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
Germany 04 04 - Equity support EUR 121,750,000,000 134,679,203,540 Federal Ministry of Finance. https://bit.ly/3el63tR (accessed 17 April 2020); Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. https://bit.ly/3ehnpbi (accessed 17 April 2020); Bruegel. https://bit.ly/3eeLoYx (accessed 16 April 2020); Deutsche Welle. https://bit.ly/3hFEEFj (accessed 17 April 2020); Finance Yahoo. https://yhoo.it/3gjTIHQ (accessed 25 May 2020); Federal Ministry of Finance. https://bit.ly/2YPVHf6 (accessed 31 May 2020). European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_2256 (accessed 17 December 2020). European Commission. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_21_7 (accessed 9 January 2021)

(i) 23 March 2020, EUR100 billion under the WSF to directly acquire equity of larger affected companies and strengthen their capital position. On 25 May 2020, Lufthansa got a EUR9 billion support, of which EUR6 billion will be equity; (ii) 1 April 2020, EUR2 billion to expand venture capital financing to start-ups, new technology companies, and small businesses during the coronavirus crisis; (iii) EUR10 billion fund by the state of Bavaria to buy stakes in struggling companies; (iv) 29 October 2020, A new stimulus package includes equity for public railways (EUR5 billion); (v) 1 December 2020, German “umbrella” scheme to enable capital support to enterprises affected by coronavirus outbreak has been approved by the EC. The support will take the form of (i) subordinated loans, and (ii) recapitalisation instruments, in particular equity instruments and hybrid capital instruments. Individual measures will be limited to EUR250 million per beneficiary and the total provisional budget of the scheme is around EUR3.5 billion. Support can be granted until 30 September 2021 [update]; (vi) 4 January 2021, EUR1.25 billion to recapitalize TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part of a wider support package for the tourism sector. [update]

Germany 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Germany 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Germany 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
Ireland 04 04 - Equity support EUR 2,012,000,000 2,225,663,717 DBEI. https://dbei.gov.ie/en/News-And-Events/Department-News/2020/May/02052020.html (accessed 9 May 2020); DBEI. https://dbei.gov.ie/en/News-And-Events/Department-News/2020/July/07072020.html (accessed 26 July 2020); IE. https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/7347b-preparing-ireland-for-the-economy-of-the-future/ (accessed 15 December 2020).

(i) 2 May 2020, EUR2 billion Pandemic Stabilisation and Recovery Fund within the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), which will make capital available to medium and large enterprises on commercial terms; (ii) 7 July 2020, Enterprise Ireland EUR2 million Competitive Start Fund will open to applications for two competitions which will approve up to forty investments - the 'All Sectors' competition and a 'Women Entrepreneurs' Competition. Each of the two EUR1,000,000 funds being launched will provide up to EUR50,000 in equity funding to successful projects; (iii) EUR10 million in funding for the Seed and Venture Capital sector through Enterprise Ireland as a top-up to existing funds and leveraging a combined additional pool of investment of EUR55 million, as part of commitment to innovation driven enterprises.

Ireland 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Ireland 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Ireland 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
Italy 04 04 - Equity support EUR 45,000,000,000 49,778,761,062 MEF. https://www.mef.gov.it/focus/Decreto-rilancio-le-misure-per-rimettere-in-moto-il-Paese/ (accessed 21 July 2020).

(i) 15 May 2020, EUR45 billion in equity support for companies under the Relaunch Decree.

Italy 07 07 - Central bank financing government EUR
Italy 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown EUR
Italy 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities EUR
Japan 04 04 - Equity support JPY 12,180,000,000,000 113,521,070,501 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 6 May 2020); OECD. https://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 6 May 2020).

An increase in the annual pace of the Bank of Japan’s purchases of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Japan-Real Estate Investment Trusts (J-REITs) up to about JPY12 trillion (2.2% of GDP) and JPY180 billion (0.03% of GDP) in 2020, respectively.

Japan 07 07 - Central bank financing government JPY