|Economy||Measure Code||Measure||Currency Code||Amount (Local)||Amount (USD)||Source||Post Date||Details|
|Hong Kong, China||07||07 - Central bank financing government||HKD|
|Hong Kong, China||07A||07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown||HKD|
|Hong Kong, China||07B||07B - Secondary purchase: government securities||HKD|
|Hong Kong, China||12||12 - Non-Economic Measures||HKD||IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#P (accessed 27 May 2020). Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-hongkong/new-virus-cluster-spurs-hong-kong-to-extend-border-curbs-and-limit-on-gatherings-idUSKBN2390LS?il=0 (accessed 5 June 2020). SMCP. https://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/3087908/hong-kong-relax-quarantine-rules-largest-listed-firms-such (accessed 9 June 2020).||
Authorities imposed strict containment measures including: (i) School closures; (ii) Remote work arrangement for civil servants; (iii) Ban on gatherings of more than four people in a public place; (iv) Compulsory quarantine for travelers from overseas countries for 14 days. On June 8, Authorities eased the 14-day quarantine rule for executives of the 480 largest companies listed in the city ; (v) Temporary entry ban of nonresident from overseas countries from March 25; (vi) Reduction and partial suspension of cross-border transport and border control point services, including suspension of transit services at the Hong Kong International Airport. (vii) Closure of selected social gathering establishments and businesses until May 7, 2020. (viii) Remote work for civil servants was lifted on May 4th and the first phase of school reopening slated on May 27th. (ix) Religious gatherings of up to 50% of venue capacity were allowed starting May 18 and cultural and leisure facilities including libraries, swimming pools, and beaches reopened on May 21. (x) June 2, Authorities extended a ban on gatherings of more than 8 people by 2 weeks as well as restrictions on foreign visitors until mid-September.
|Mongolia||07||07 - Central bank financing government||MNT|
|Mongolia||07A||07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown||MNT|
|Mongolia||07B||07B - Secondary purchase: government securities||MNT|
|Mongolia||12||12 - Non-Economic Measures||MNT||IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accesed 24 June 2020).||
Feb 13, The authorities declared the state of high alert and quickly implemented a broad range of measures including a travel ban from high-risk countries, social distancing, public events cancellations, and school and university closures.
|People's Republic of China||07||07 - Central bank financing government||CNY|
|People's Republic of China||07A||07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown||CNY|
|People's Republic of China||07B||07B - Secondary purchase: government securities||CNY|
|People's Republic of China||12||12 - Non-Economic Measures||CNY||IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 20 May 2020).||
The government imposed strict containment measures, including the extension of the national Lunar New Year holiday (ending on Feb 2 extended from Jan 30), the lockdown of Hubei province, large-scale mobility restrictions at the national level, social distancing, and a 14-day quarantine period for returning migrant workers. The domestic transmission of the virus has slowed significantly, and mobility restrictions have been largely removed, while policy has tightened to contain the virus transmission of asymptomatic cases. Starting in mid-February, the government has gradually removed mobility and activity restrictions, prioritizing essential sectors, specific industries, regions, and population groups based on ongoing risk assessments. Most businesses and schools have reopened nationwide, but social distancing rules remain in place at the micro level and foreign entry remains restricted to contain imported cases. Localized movement restrictions were re-imposed in two cities in Jinlin province following reports of new infections. Testing and individualized health QR codes are used to gauge the path of the virus and contain outbreaks.
|Republic of Korea||07||07 - Central bank financing government||KRW||3,000,000,000,000||2,458,842,332|
|Republic of Korea||07A||07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown||KRW|
|Republic of Korea||07B||07B - Secondary purchase: government securities||KRW||3,000,000,000,000||2,458,842,332||IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 1 June 2020).||
The BOK is purchasing Korean Treasury Bonds (KRW3 trillion).
|Republic of Korea||12||12 - Non-Economic Measures||KRW||IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accesed 8 May 2020). Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea-qr-code/south-korea-mandates-qr-codes-to-log-customers-after-nightclub-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN23907E?il=0 (accessed 2 June 2020).||
(i) The authorities have implemented comprehensive testing and tracking, which has enabled early isolation and treatment while minimizing widespread mobility restrictions; (ii) April 22, The government unveiled a set of guidelines that communities and individuals to balance their daily lives and quarantine activities; (iii) May 6, The government ended the 2-month social distancing campaign and shifted to the so-called everyday life quarantine scheme; (iv) June 2, Authorities started testing a new quick response (QR) code system to log visitors at high-risk entertainment facilities, restaurants and churches in a bid to track coronavirus cases and prevent further spread of the disease.
|Taipei,China||07||07 - Central bank financing government||TWD|
|Taipei,China||07A||07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown||TWD|
|Taipei,China||07B||07B - Secondary purchase: government securities||TWD|
|Taipei,China||12||12 - Non-Economic Measures||TWD||Ministry of Foreign Affairs press releases. https://www.mofa.gov.tw/en/NewsNoDept.aspx?n=539A9A50A5F8AF9E&page=1&PageSize=20 (accessed 19 June 2020); Centers for Disease Control press releases. https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/List/7tUXjTBf6paRvrhEl-mrPg?page=1 (accessed 19 June 2020).||
(i) February 7, the authorities implemented entry restrictions and visa control measures; (ii) February 15, Travelers were required to undergo home quarantine; (iii) March 5, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) issues guidelines for large-scale public gatherings to prevent widespread community transmissions; (iv) April 1, CECC announced social distancing measures to reduce the risk of transmission; (iv) April 10, Crowd control was imposed at tourist hotspots, night markets, and temples; (v) May 6, CECC lifts certain epidemic prevention measures as the COVID numbers stabilize; (vi) June 22, short-term business travelers are allowed entry and can apply for shortened home quarantine period [update].