Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Brunei Darussalam 05A 05A - Health support BND
Cambodia 05A 05A - Health support KHR 243,346,363,636 60,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 11 June 2020).

April, Additional fiscal resources to the health sector of around USD60 million (around 0.2% of GDP) are expected.

European Central Bank 05A 05A - Health support EUR
European Union 05A 05A - Health support EUR 3,880,000,000 4,292,035,398 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/#country-tracker (accessed 15 April 2020).

(i) EUR800 million of the EU Solidarity Fund will be available by including a public health crisis within its scope, with a view of mobilizing it if needed for the hardest-hit EU member states; (ii) 19 March, the Commission decided to create a European civil protection stockpile of medical equipment (initial budget of EUR50 million, proposed to increase to EUR80 million) with a 90% Commission grant; (iii) 2 April, the Commission presented legislative proposals for an Emergency Support Instrument for the healthcare sector, (EUR3 billion) from the EU budget.

Indonesia 05A 05A - Health support IDR OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 5 May 2020). WTO. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 21 May 2020).

(i) March 13, The second fiscal package includes incentives for medical staff dealing with COVID-19 (IDR 15 million to medical specialists, IDR 10 million to physicians and dentists, IDR 7.5 million to nurses and IDR 5 million to other medical staff members; IDR 300 million in case of death of a medical worker) for a budget of IDR 6.1 trillion; (ii) March 31, Under the third fiscal package, authorities announced an additional IDR75 trillion for healthcare; (iii) May 13, See (ii) under Measure 5B.

Lao PDR 05A 05A - Health support LAK 30,000,000,000 3,372,483 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 12 April 2020, 1 May 2020).

April, LAK10 billion has been allocated for prevention and control. May, The amount allocated increased to LAK30 billion.

Malaysia 05A 05A - Health support MYR 2,150,000,000 500,488,850 Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Booklet-PRIHATIN-EN.pdf (accessed 19 April 2020); World Trade Organization (WTO). https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 19 April 2020); Ministry of Finance. https://penjana.treasury.gov.my/pdf/PENJANA-Booklet-En-v3.pdf (accessed 26 June 2020).

(i) No amount/estimate: March 23, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on face masks; (ii) March 27, in PRIHATIN: (a) To curb the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, the Government announced an allocation of MYR500 million to the Ministry of Health (MOH). This allocation is to purchase medical apparatus such as ventilators and ICU equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE) for public medical personnel as well as laboratory requirements for testing COVID-19; and (b) The Government is also allocating an additional MYR1 billion to purchase equipment and services, which include obtaining medical expertise from private healthcare service providers to contain the outbreak; (iii) No amount/estimate: March 30, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on raw materials, undenatured ethyl alcohol and denatured ethyl alcohol used for the production of hand sanitizers. Imports also exempted from sales taxes and excise duties; (iv) June 5 in Short-term National Economic Recovery Plan or PENJANA: (a) The government will double the existing allocation for the PEKA B40 Programme to a total of MYR100 million (amount is MYR50 million only) in order to fund health screening, medical device assistance, cancer treatment incentives, and subsidy for transportation for health for the B40 group; and (b) Tax relief for COVID-19 related expenses, amounting to MYR600 million, to encourage businesses to adapt to new norms and adhere to SOPs: extend the period and expand the scope of expenses allowed as tax deduction or capital allowance for COVID-19’s prevention, including COVID-19 testing and purchase of PPE and thermal scanners.

Myanmar 05A 05A - Health support MMK 300,000,000 213,980 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 5 June 2020); KPMG. https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home/insights/2020/04/myanmar-government-and-institution-measures-in-response-to-covid.html (accessed on 28 May 2020).

(i) April, The allotment of MMK300 million (USD0.2 million) to the Ministry of Health and Sports for additional health-related expenditures; (ii) No amount/estimate: April, Waiver of the “specific goods tax,” customs duties, and commercial tax on “critical” medical supplies and products related to the prevention, control, and treatment of COVID-19.

Philippines 05A 05A - Health support PHP 58,600,000,000 1,151,195,593 Department of Finance. WTO. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 21 May 2020). DOF. https://www.dof.gov.ph/report-on-covid-19-socioeconomic-response/(accessed 21 May 2020).

(i) PHP2.9 billion purchase of medical equipment and supplies; (ii) PHP1.8 billion for 1 million personal protective equipment (PPE) sets procured by the Department of Health; (iii) PHP22.1856 billion PhilHealth medical expenses coverage for COVID-19 patients and assistance to health workers, which includes PhilHealth medical coverage, compensation for severe infection, and death benefit; (iv) PHP420.6 million for COVID-19 medical coverage; (iv) Allocation of PHP53.2 million by the Department of Science and Technology for production of test kits developed by the University of the Philippines - National Institute of Health; (vi) PHP2.7015 expedited clearance and tax and duty-exempt importations of PPE and medical goods; (vii) PHP 511.8 million compensation for private facilities used for the purpose of fighting COVID-19; (viii) Healthcare equipment and supplies exempted from import duties, taxes and other fees; (ix) Tax exemptions for donations of cash, critical healthcare equipment, relief goods, and the use of property for fighting COVID-19. (x) May 5, Temporary elimination of tariffs and other taxes and fees on qualified manufacturers and suppliers of medicines, medical equipment and devices, or articles needed in the supply chain, among others; (xi) May 19, The Department of Finance announced that a total of PHP58.6 billion have been marshalled to support frontline workers and increase health system capacity.

Singapore 05A 05A - Health support SGD 800,000,000 564,772,326 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020). WTO. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 21 May 2020).

(i) Part of the Care and Support package in includes funds to contain the outbreak of around SGD800 million, mainly to the Ministry of Health. On April 16, import tariffs and all other duties and charges were waived on essential goods including medical, hygiene, pharmaceutical and agricultural products.

Thailand 05A 05A - Health support THB IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 29 April 2020).

See Measure 5

Timor-Leste 05A 05A - Health support USD 150,000,000 150,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

April 7, The President authorized the transfer of USD250 million from the Petroleum Fund under the duodecimal regime. USD150 million was used to create an autonomous fund, the COVID-19 special funds, to spend on expenses related to prevent and combat the pandemic, including spending on medical equipment and medicine.

Turkmenistan 05A 05A - Health support TMT
Viet Nam 05A 05A - Health support VND 16,200,000,000,000 697,224,015 MOF. WTO. https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 21 May 2020).

Direct spending for COVID 19 Prevention. (i) The state budget alocated VND 16.2 trillion (0.3% GDP) to prevent and control epidemics, in which D9.5 trillion (0.2% GDP) for purchasing medical equipment and materials to prevent and combat epidemics; D6.7 trillion (0.1% GDP) is for special allowances for forces engaged in epidemic prevention and control; expenses for isolated people, medical examination and treatment during the isolation period. (ii) May 6, Temporary elimination of import taxes on medical and protective equipment.

Brunei Darussalam 05A 05A - Health support BND
Cambodia 05A 05A - Health support KHR 243,346,363,636 60,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 6 May 2020).

April, Additional fiscal resources to the health sector of around USD60 million (around 0.2% of GDP) are expected.

European Central Bank 05A 05A - Health support EUR
European Union 05A 05A - Health support EUR 3,880,000,000 4,292,035,398 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/#country-tracker (accessed 15 April 2020).

(i) EUR800 million of the EU Solidarity Fund will be available by including a public health crisis within its scope, with a view of mobilizing it if needed for the hardest-hit EU member states; (ii) 19 March, the Commission decided to create a European civil protection stockpile of medical equipment (initial budget of EUR50 million, proposed to increase to EUR80 million) with a 90% Commission grant; (iii) 2 April, the Commission presented legislative proposals for an Emergency Support Instrument for the healthcare sector, (EUR3 billion from the EU budget).

Indonesia 05A 05A - Health support IDR OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 5 May 2020).

(i) March 31, Under the third fiscal package, authorities announced an additional IDR75 trillion for healthcare; (ii) March 13, The second fiscal package includes incentives for medical staff dealing with covid-19 (IDR 15 million to medical specialists, IDR 10 million to physicians and dentists, IDR 7.5 million to nurses and IDR 5 million to other medical staff members; IDR 300 million in case of death of a medical worker) for a budget of IDR 6.1 trillion.

Lao PDR 05A 05A - Health support LAK 30,000,000,000 3,372,483 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 12 April 2020, 1 May 2020).

April, LAK10 billion has been allocated for prevention and control. May, The amount allocated increased to LAK30 billion.

Malaysia 05A 05A - Health support MYR 1,500,000,000 349,178,267 Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Booklet-PRIHATIN-EN.pdf (accessed 19 April 2020); World Trade Organization (WTO). https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 19 April 2020).

(i) No amount/estimate: March 23, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on face masks; (ii) March 27 (Prihatin package): (a) To curb the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, the Government announced an allocation of MYR500 million to the Ministry of Health (MOH). This allocation is to purchase medical apparatus such as ventilators and ICU equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE) for public medical personnel as well as laboratory requirements for testing COVID-19; and (b) The Government is also allocating an additional MYR1 billion to purchase equipment and services, which include obtaining medical expertise from private healthcare service providers to contain the outbreak; (iii) No amount/estimate: March 30, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on raw materials, undenatured ethyl alcohol and denatured ethyl alcohol used for the production of hand sanitizers. Imports also exempted from sales taxes and excise duties.

Myanmar 05A 05A - Health support MMK 300,000,000 213,980 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 6 May 2020); KPMG. https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home/insights/2020/04/myanmar-government-and-institution-measures-in-response-to-covid.html (accessed on 8 May 2020).

(i) April, The allotment of MMK300 million (USD0.2 million) to the Ministry of Health and Sports for additional health-related expenditures; (ii) No amount/estimate: Waiver of the “specific goods tax,” customs duties, and commercial tax on “critical” medical supplies and products related to the prevention, control, and treatment of COVID-19.

Philippines 05A 05A - Health support PHP 30,572,700,000 600,599,958 Department of Finance

(i) PHP2.9 billion purchase of medical equipment and supplies; (ii) PHP1.8 billion for 1 million personal protective equipment (PPE) sets procured by the Department of Health; (iii) PHP22.1856 billion PhilHealth medical expenses coverage for COVID-19 patients and assistance to health workers, which includes PhilHealth medical coverage, compensation for severe infection, and death benefit; (iv) PHP420.6 million for COVID-19 medical coverage; (iv) Allocation of PHP53.2 million by the Department of Science and Technology for production of test kits developed by the University of the Philippines - National Institute of Health; (vi) PHP2.7015 expedited clearance and tax and duty-exempt importations of PPE and medical goods; (vii) PHP 511.8 million compensation for private facilities used for the purpose of fighting COVID-19; (viii) Healthcare equipment and supplies exempted from import duties, taxes and other fees; and (ix) Tax exemptions for donations of cash, critical healthcare equipment, relief goods, and the use of property for fighting COVID-19.

Singapore 05A 05A - Health support SGD 800,000,000 564,772,326 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

Part of the Care and Support package in includes funds to contain the outbreak of around SGD800 million, mainly to the Ministry of Health (See Actions that increase liabilities to the central bank or government of Measure 3).

Thailand 05A 05A - Health support THB IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 29 April 2020).

See Measure 5: Direct support to income/revenue.

Timor-Leste 05A 05A - Health support USD 150,000,000 150,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

April 7, The President authorized the transfer of USD250 million from the Petroleum Fund under the duodecimal regime. USD150 million was used to create an autonomous fund, the COVID-19 special funds, to spend on expenses related to prevent and combat the pandemic, including spending on medical equipment and medicine.

Turkmenistan 05A 05A - Health support TMT
Viet Nam 05A 05A - Health support VND 16,200,000,000,000 697,224,015 MOF

Direct spending for COVID 19 Prevention. The state budget alocated VND 16.2 trillion (0.3% GDP) to prevent and control epidemics, in which D9.5 trillion (0.2% GDP) for purchasing medical equipment and materials to prevent and combat epidemics; D6.7 trillion (0.1% GDP) is for special allowances for forces engaged in epidemic prevention and control; expenses for isolated people, medical examination and treatment during the isolation period.

Brunei Darussalam 05A 05A - Health support BND
Cambodia 05A 05A - Health support KHR 283,904,090,909 70,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 13 April 2020).

April, Additional fiscal resources to the health sector of around USD70 million (around 0.2% of GDP) are expected.

European Central Bank 05A 05A - Health support EUR
European Union 05A 05A - Health support EUR 3,880,000,000 4,292,035,398 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/#country-tracker (accessed 15 April 2020).

(i) EUR800 million of the EU Solidarity Fund will be available by including a public health crisis within its scope, with a view of mobilizing it if needed for the hardest-hit EU member states; (ii) 19 March, the Commission decided to create a European civil protection stockpile of medical equipment (initial budget of EUR50 million, proposed to increase to EUR80 million) with a 90% Commission grant; (iii) 2 April, the Commission presented legislative proposals for an Emergency Support Instrument for the healthcare sector, (EUR3 billion from the EU budget); (iv)

Indonesia 05A 05A - Health support IDR OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 5 May 2020).

(i) March 31, Under the third fiscal package, authorities announced an additional IDR75 trillion for healthcare; (ii) March 13, The second fiscal package includes incentives for medical staff dealing with covid-19 (IDR 15 million to medical specialists, IDR 10 million to physicians and dentists, IDR 7.5 million to nurses and IDR 5 million to other medical staff members; IDR 300 million in case of death of a medical worker) for a budget of IDR 6.1 trillion.

Lao PDR 05A 05A - Health support LAK 10,000,000,000 1,124,161 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 12 April 2020).

April, LAK10 billion (less than 1% of gross domestic product [GDP]) has been allocated for prevention and control.

Malaysia 05A 05A - Health support MYR 1,500,000,000 349,178,267 Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. https://www.pmo.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Booklet-PRIHATIN-EN.pdf (accessed 19 April 2020); World Trade Organization (WTO). https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/trade_related_goods_measure_e.htm (accessed 19 April 2020).

(i) No amount/estimate: March 23, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on face masks; (ii) March 27 (Prihatin package): (a) To curb the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, the Government announced an allocation of MYR500 million to the Ministry of Health (MOH). This allocation is to purchase medical apparatus such as ventilators and ICU equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE) for public medical personnel as well as laboratory requirements for testing COVID-19; and (b) The Government is also allocating an additional MYR1 billion to purchase equipment and services, which include obtaining medical expertise from private healthcare service providers to contain the outbreak; (iii) No amount/estimate: March 30, Temporary elimination of import tariffs on raw materials, undenatured ethyl alcohol and denatured ethyl alcohol used for the production of hand sanitizers. Imports also exempted from sales taxes and excise duties.

Myanmar 05A 05A - Health support MMK 300,000,000 213,980 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 12 April 2020); KPMG. https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home/insights/2020/04/myanmar-government-and-institution-measures-in-response-to-covid.html (accessed on 15 April 2020).

April: (i) The allotment of MMK300 million (USD0.2 million) to the Ministry of Health and Sports for additional health-related expenditures.

Philippines 05A 05A - Health support PHP 30,572,700,000 600,599,958 Department of Finance

(i) PHP2.9 billion purchase of medical equipment and supplies; (ii) PHP1.8 billion for 1 million personal protective equipment (PPE) sets procured by the Department of Health; (iii) PHP22.1856 billion PhilHealth medical expenses coverage for COVID-19 patients and assistance to health workers, which includes PhilHealth medical coverage, compensation for severe infection, and death benefit; (iv) PHP420.6 million for COVID-19 medical coverage; (iv) Allocation of PHP53.2 million by the Department of Science and Technology for production of test kits developed by the University of the Philippines - National Institute of Health; (vi) PHP2.7015 expedited clearance and tax and duty-exempt importations of PPE and medical goods; (vii) PHP 511.8 million compensation for private facilities used for the purpose of fighting COVID-19.

Singapore 05A 05A - Health support SGD 800,000,000 564,772,326 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

Part of the package in includes funds to contain the outbreak of around SGD800 million, mainly to the Ministry of Health (See Actions that increase liabilities to the central bank or government of Measure 3).

Thailand 05A 05A - Health support THB IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

See Measure 5: Direct support to income/revenue.

Timor-Leste 05A 05A - Health support USD 150,000,000 150,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

April 7, The President authorized the transfer of USD250 million from the Petroleum Fund under the duodecimal regime. USD150 million was used to create an autonomous fund, the COVID-19 special funds, to spend on expenses related to prevent and combat the pandemic, including spending on medical equipment and medicine.

Turkmenistan 05A 05A - Health support TMT
Viet Nam 05A 05A - Health support VND 1,184,985,000,000 51,000,000 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 16 April 2020).

USD51 million allocated by the government for health spending from the central contingency budget.