Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Bangladesh 08 08 - International Assistance Received BDT 326,390,642,500 3,842,150,000
Bangladesh 08A 08A - Swaps BDT
Bangladesh 08B 08B - International loans/grants BDT 326,390,642,500 3,842,150,000
Bangladesh 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank BDT 92,124,027,500 1,084,450,000 ADB. Table A1.2: Sovereign Lending and Asian Development Fund Grant Operations (as of 25 September 2020); ADB. Table A1.4: Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund and Technical Assistance (as of 4 August 2020); ADB. Table A1.5: Country Support under TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases (as of 1 August 2020).

(i) March 31, USD1.33 million under the Skills for Employment Investment Program (Tranche 1); (ii) April 30, USD100 million under the COVID-19 Response Emergency Assistance Project; (iii) April, USD382.28 million as a guarantee under the Trade Finance Program (Additional Financing) with USD157.08 million co-financing; [update] (iv) April, USD83.17 million as a loan under Trade Finance Program (Additional Financing) with USD33.29 million co-financing; [update] (v) USD3 million under the TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases; (vi) April 7, USD0.2 million as a technical assistance under the Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016–2025; (vii) May 7, USD1 million as technical assistance under COVID-19 under Active Response and Expenditure Support Program; (viii) May 7, USD500 million as COVID-19 pandemic response option (CPRO); (vii) May 20, USD0.16 million technical assistance under Support to address Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Strengthen Health Systems Preparedness for Communicable Diseases in South Asia.; (viii) June 30, USD0.10 million techinal assistance under Quality Jobs and the Future of Work; (ix) July 15, USD10 million, Emergency Working Capital Support to Dairy Value Chain Project; (x) July 24, USD0.21 million technical assistance under Due Diligence and Capacity Development of Trade Finance Program Banks (Subproject 3); (xi) August 5, USD3 million COVID-19 Emergency Response.

Bangladesh 08B2 08B2 - Other BDT 234,266,615,000 2,757,700,000 The World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/04/03/world-bank-fast-tracks-100-million-covid-19-coronavirus-support-for-bangladesh (accessed 16 April 2020). USAID. https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (accessed 29 May 2020). IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/05/29/pr20226-bangladesh-imf-exec-board-approves-us-732m-disbursement-to-address-the-covid19-pandemic (accesed 10 June 2020). AIIB. https://www.aiib.org/en/news-events/news/2020/AIIB-Approves-USD100-Million-Loan-to-Bangladesh-for-COVID-19-Response.html (accessed 04 Sept 2020).

(i) April 3, The World Bank approved a fast-track USD100 million financing to help Bangladesh prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its national systems for public health emergencies. The project is financed from the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, through the World Bank Group’s COVID-19 Fast Track Facility. The credit has a 30-year maturity, including a five-year grace period. (ii) May, more than USD25.7 million assistance from USAID includes USD10 million for health and IDA humanitarian assistance to help with case-management, surveillance activities, infection prevention and control, risk communication, and water, sanitation, and hygiene programs, and more than USD15.3 million in MRA humanitarian support for vulnerable people during the pandemic, including refugees and host communities; (iii) May 18, USD250 million co-financing from AIIB for ADB's COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program; (iv) May 29, USD732 million approved by IMF Executive Board under the Rapid Credit Facility, USD244 milion, and Rapid Financing Instrument, USD488 million; (v) June 19, USD1.05 billion provided by WB to create quality jobs and respond to covid-19 pandemic; (vi) USD500 million provided by WB to help improve road and digital connectivity and logistics in Western Region; (vii) Aug 28, AIIB approved USD100 million to Bangladesh for COVID-19 Response.

Bhutan 08 08 - International Assistance Received BTN/INR 3,591,330,111 48,325,000
Bhutan 08A 08A - Swaps BTN/INR
Bhutan 08B 08B - International loans/grants BTN/INR 3,591,330,111 48,325,000
Bhutan 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank BTN/INR 1,747,173,738 23,510,000 ADB

(i) April, Country Support under TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases (USD1.17 million); (ii) April 7, Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016–2025 (USD0.05 million); (iii) May 4, COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program (USD20 million); (iv) May 20, Support to address Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Strengthen Health Systems Preparedness for Communicable Diseases in South Asia (USD0.10 million); (v) July 16, COVID-19 Emergency Response (USD2 million); (vi) July 24, Due Diligence and Capacity Development of Trade Finance Program Banks (Subproject 3) (USD0.06 million) [update]; (vii) September 4, Enhancing Gender Quality Results of South Asia COVID-19 Response (USD0.13 million).

Bhutan 08B2 08B2 - Other BTN/INR 1,844,156,372 24,815,000 World Food Programme. https://www.wfp.org/news/wfp-extends-food-security-assistance-royal-government-bhutan-covid-19-response (accessed 13 April 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/04/16/world-bank-fast-tracks-5-million-for-bhutans-covid-19-coronavirus-response (accessed 6 May 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/05/20/148-million-from-world-bank-to-help-bhutan-manage-climate-and-disasters-risks (accessed 21 May 2020); USAID. https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/may-29-2020-update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (accessed 5 June 2020); UNDP. http://mptf.undp.org/factsheet/fund/COV00 (accessed 5 June 2020); Ministry of Foreign Affairs. https://www.mfa.gov.bt/?p=8043 (accessed 17 June 2020); MFA. https://www.mfa.gov.bt/?p=8066 (accessed 24 June 2020).

(i) World Food Program donated two mobile storage units to help authorities preposition food to meet the needs of half the population for three months. The storage units has a capacity of 500 metric ton each and worth a total of USD45,000 (grant); (ii) April 27, the government and the World Bank signed a fast-track USD5 million COVID-19 project to help Bhutan prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness (loan); (iii) May 20, The Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Bank signed a USD14.8 million Development Policy Financing with Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (Cat DDO) to help Bhutan undertake a comprehensive set of reforms to manage climate and disasters risks, including disease outbreaks (loan); (iv) May, USAID provided USD1 million in total assistance for COVID-19 response, of which (a) USD500,000 in ESF to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to generate income for those affected by COVID-19; (b) USD500,000 in health assistance to strengthen diagnostic laboratory capabilities and clinical case-management, provide virtual training for health care providers and lab personnel, and design and produce risk-communications materials (grant); (v) May 28, United Nations (UN) COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, a UN inter-agency fund mechanism established by the UN Secretary-General to help support low and middle income program countries to respond to the pandemic and its impacts including an unprecedented socioeconomic shock, has allocated USD300,000 to Bhutan (grant); (vi) June 15, UN in Bhutan committed USD1.17 million to support the Royal Government of Bhutan in addressing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A part of the commitment comes from the Secretary General’s UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, with the aim to support responses to COVID-19 (see item v) and part of it is from the Joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Fund, which will cover activities that will accelerate progress toward achieving the SDGs ; (vii) June 23, The Government of Japan will provide a grant of JPY300 million (around USD2.8 million) to procure medical equipment to strengthen public health and medical systems in Bhutan.

India 08 08 - International Assistance Received INR 420,229,097,921 5,654,610,000
India 08A 08A - Swaps INR
India 08B 08B - International loans/grants INR 420,229,097,921 5,654,610,000
India 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank INR 122,377,221,035 1,646,710,000 ADB. Table A1.2 Sovereign Lending and Asian Development Fund Grant Operations, Table A1.3 Nonsovereign Operations, Table A1.4 Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund and Technical Assistance, Table A1.5: Country Support under TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases (all accessed as of 21 August 2020).

(i) April 7, USD0.07 million as a technical assistance under the Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016–2025; (ii) April 22, USD1 million under the Strengthening Capacity of the National Urban Health Mission (Supplementary); (iii) April 28, USD2 million under the Building Capacity for Improved Implementation of Government’s COVID-19 Response and Pro-Poor Economic Package; (iv) April 28, USD1.5 billion under the COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program; (v) USD3 million under the TA 9950: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19; (vi) May 14, USD0.2 million funding from the ADB and the Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund under the following project: Strengthening Universal Health Coverage in India: Supporting the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojan; (vii) May 20, USD0.12 million as support to address the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease, and to strengthen the health systems preparedness for South Asia; (viii) May 20, USD12.53 million guarantee from the ADB as part of the Microfinance Risk Participation and Guarantee Program, with another USD12.53 million cofinanced by other institutions. As of June 17, this amount has been increased to USD21.83 million each. As of July 4, this amount was again increased to a total of USD23.81 million each. Further, as of August 14, this amount increased to a total of USD29.82 million each; (ix) June 9, additional USD15 million loan to India for sustaining poultry farmer income and food security; (x) June 29, USD2.5 million under the Regional Program, Planning for Economic Recovery of South Asia from COVID-19; (xi) July 23, USD3 million funding under the COVID-19 Emergency Response; (xii) July 29, USD50 million loan under the ReNew Power COVID-19 Liquidity Support Project; (xiii) August 6, USD20 million Debt Financing to Global Health Private Limited for the COVID-19 Hospital Service Delivery Project; (xiv) August 10, USD20 million Debt Financing to Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited for the COVID-19 Hospital Capital Support Project.

India 08B2 08B2 - Other INR 297,851,876,886 4,007,900,000 AIIB. https://www.aiib.org/en/news-events/news/2020/AIIB-Approves-USD750-M-Loan-to-India-for-COVID-19-Response.html (accessed 18 June 2020), https://www.aiib.org/en/news-events/news/2020/AIIB-Approves-USD500M-to-Support-Indias-Response-to-COVID-19.html (accessed 14 May 2020). World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/06/30/world-bank-approves-750-million-emergency-response-program-for-micro-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-india (accessed 9 July 2020), https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/what-we-do/brief/world-bank-group-operational-response-covid-19-coronavirus-projects-list (accessed 21 May 2020). UNDP. http://mptf.undp.org/factsheet/project/00121712 (accessed 22 May 2020); USAID. https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (accessed 26 May 2020)

(i) April 2, USD1 billion in funding from the World Bank group dedicated towards the country's national health system; (ii) May 8, USD500 million in funding from the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank to support India's efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly by strengthening the country's national health system; (iii) May 14, USD1 billion in support from the World Bank to protect India's poorest sectors from the impacts of COVID-19; (iv) May 20, USD2 million in support from the United Nations Development Group from the UN COVID-19 Response & Recover fund; (v) USD5.9 million in health assistance to help slow down the spread of the pandemic, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); (vi) June 17, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD750 million loan to India to assist the government to strengthen its response to the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on millions of poor and vulnerable households; this is co-financed with the Asian Development Bank; (vii) June 30, USD750 million Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Response Program form the World Bank to support increased flow of finance into the hands of MSMEs severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Maldives 08 08 - International Assistance Received MVR 9,590,717,068 624,031,400
Maldives 08A 08A - Swaps MVR 6,147,586,207 400,000,000 Maldives Monetary Authority. http://www.mma.gov.mv/#/news/PR-MCS-2020-3(english).html (accessed 19 April 2020). The Edition. https://edition.mv/news/18854 (accessed 3 September 2020). The Print. https://theprint.in/diplomacy/india-extends-250-million-support-to-maldives-to-overcome-economic-impact-of-covid-19/506718/ (accessed 21 September 2020).

April, Obtained a foreign currency swap facility amounting to USD150 million under the currency swap agreement signed between the MMA and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). September 1, The duration of the currency swap agreement signed between Maldives and India was extended. Presently, Maldives has already received USD150 million under this agreement. In addition, MMA revealed that the Government of India would grant further financing up to USD250 million. September 20, India has provided financial assistance of USD250 million to Maldives.

Maldives 08B 08B - International loans/grants MVR 3,443,130,861 224,031,400
Maldives 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank MVR 814,401,483 52,990,000 ADB

(i) March 25, USD0.5 million under the COVID-19 Emergency Response; (ii) April 30, USD0.65 million is the estimated support under TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases. This increased to USD0.80 million as of June 18; (iii) May 20, USD0.17 million under the Support to address Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Strengthen Health Systems Preparedness for Communicable Diseases in South Asia project. As of July 18, This amounted to USD0.06 million; (iv) June 25, USD50 million under the COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program; (vi) June 25, USD0.50 million under the Improved Implementation of the Government's COVID-19 Response Package; (vii) July 16, USD1 million under the COVID-19 Emergency Response from the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund-Government of Japan; (viii) September 4, USD0.13 million Enhancing Gender Quality Results of South Asia COVID-19 Response.

Maldives 08B2 08B2 - Other MVR 2,628,729,379 171,041,400 World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/04/02/world-bank-fast-tracks-73-million-covid-19-support-to-maldives (accessed 16 April 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/04/22/pr20185-maldives-imf-executive-board-approves-disbursement-to-address-covid-19 (1 May 2020); Ministry of Foreign Affairs. https://www.foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/5634-the-government-of-japan-extends-emergency-grant-to-the-maldives-through-unicef-and-the-maldives-red-crescent-in-the-fight-against-covid-19 (accessed 4 May 2020); US Agency for International Development (USAID). https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (26 May 2020); Ministry of Foreign Affairs. https://foreign.gov.mv/index.php/en/mediacentre/news/5654-the-maldives-to-collaborate-with-japan-and-undp-in-covid-19-recovery (accessed 26 May 2020); Maldives Times. https://maldivestimes.com/japan-gives-a-grant-aid-of-mvr-68-7-million-to-the-maldives/ (accessed 26 May 2020); Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). https://www.isdb.org/covid-19-overview (26 May 2020); Embassy of the Maldives. http://maldivesembassy.be/en/the-embassy/about-the-embassy (accessed 9 June 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/06/09/world-bank-approves-128-million-to-support-workers-in-maldives (accessed 11 June 2020); European Investment Bank. https://www.eib.org/en/press/all/2020-149-teameurope-faster-post-covid-19-recovery-of-the-maldives-economy-with-eur20-million-loan-from-the-eib (accessed 18 June 2020); The Edition. https://edition.mv/news/17278 (accessed 18 June 2020). Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). https://www.aiib.org/en/projects/details/2020/approved/_download/Maldives/20200707-P000378-Maldives-COVID-19-Emergency-APD-Published.pdf (accessed 7 August 2020); AIIB. https://www.aiib.org/en/projects/details/2020/approved/Maldives-COVID-19-Emergency-Response-and-Health-Systems-Preparedness-Project.html (accessed 21 August 2020); OPEC Fund. https://opecfund.org/operations/list/public-sector-investment-program-psip-emergency-loan (accessed 28 August 2020); ITFC. https://itfc.africa-newsroom.com/press/international-islamic-trade-finance-corporation-signs-us5-million-murabaha-financing-facility-to-support-smes-in-maldives?lang=en (accessed 25 September 2020); The Edition. https://edition.mv/news/19415 (accessed 2 October 2020).

(i) April 2, The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a USD7.3 million Maldives COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help the country prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness. In addition, a USD10 million contingency financing, under Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Financing with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT DDO), signed in 2019, has also been made available to support Maldives; (ii) April 15, The OPEC Fund approved USD20 million under the Public Sector Investment Program (PSIP) Emergency Loan; (iii) April 22, The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund approved the disbursement of SDR21.2 million (about USD28.9 million) to be drawn under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) to help cover balance of payments and fiscal needs, stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic; (iv) May 2, The Government of Japan provided an emergency grant of USD356,400 for UNICEF Maldives and USD185,000 for Maldives Red Crescent to assist the Government in its efforts to respond to COVID-19; (v) May 20, The United States through the US Agency for International Development will provide USD2 million under Economic Support Fund (ESF) as technical assistance to the government to develop effective economic, fiscal, monetary measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; (vi) May 21, The Government of Japan committed a grant of USD1.4 million to the UNDP Maldives that will support small and medium enterprises (SME’s) affected by COVID-19; (vii) The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) provided USD20 million under the Emergency Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Maldives that will strengthen the health system preparedness and response to COVID-19 pandemic by scaling-up one regional health facility capacity for case tracing and infection control and by improving the emergency health care quality, and will support in ensuring that at least 80% of confirmed COVID-19 cases admitted in project targeted ICU are treated as per the approved protocol, and will serve the targeted communities; (viii) June 7, The Government of Japan provides a grant aid of JPY600 million (worth USD5.6 million) to the Maldives. This grant aid will be utilized to procure medical equipment required to strengthen the capacities of health facilities in atolls/islands; (ix) June 9, The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a USD12.8 million COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Project to help Maldives mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on poor and vulnerable workers and their families; (x) June 15, The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR20 million (approximately USD22.7 million) loan with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Maldives as a part of Team Europe action to help sustain the local economy, protect jobs and support SMEs operating in the tourism and industry sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic; (xi) June 30, Another USD7.3 million under the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project (World Bank as the lead co-financier) is approved to be co-financed by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB); (xii) September 23, The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a USD5 million Murabaha Financing Facility in favor of Bank of Maldives to support the Bank’s private sector businesses, particularly SMEs importing raw materials from the international markets [update]; (xiii) September 28, The Government of Japan extended the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan worth USD47.5 million (JPY5 billion) to Maldives [update].

Nepal 08 08 - International Assistance Received NPR 162,245,082,725 1,423,452,209
Nepal 08A 08A - Swaps NPR
Nepal 08B 08B - International loans/grants NPR 162,245,082,725 1,423,452,209
Nepal 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank NPR 29,337,312,200 257,390,000 ADB. 28th Updates of Working Groups on COVID-19 dated 26 September 2020.

(i) April, USD2.19 million - TA 9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of COVID-19 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases; (ii) April 7, USD0.06 milllion TASF - Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016–2025; (iii) As of June 19, USD0.75 million [update] (Regular OCR) and USD0.08 million (Cofinanced) - Trade Finance Program (Guarantee); (iv) May 20, USD0.35 million TASF - Regional Support to Address Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Strengthen Health Systems Preparedness for Communicable Diseases in South Asia; (v) May 26, USD250 million (COL) COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Program; (vi) June 11, USD0.80 million TASF - Portfolio Management and Capacity Development for Enhanced Portfolio Performance (Additional Financing); (vii) June 29, USD3 million COVID-19 Emergency Response under the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund; (viii) July 24, USD0.11 million [update] (TASF) Due Diligence and Capacity Development of Trade Finance Program Banks (Subproject 3); (ix) September 4, USD0.13 million TASF - Enhancing Gender Quality Results of South Asia COVID-19 Response.

Nepal 08B2 08B2 - Other NPR 132,907,770,525 1,166,062,209 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/COVID-Lending-Tracker (accessed 19 August 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/05/07/pr20209-nepal-imf-executive-board-approves-us-million-disbursement-address-covid-19-pandemic (accessed 7 May 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/04/03/world-bank-fast-tracks-29-million-for-nepal-covid-19-coronavirus-response (accessed 1 May 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/05/31/world-bank-approves-100-million-credit-to-reform-nepals-electricity-sector-and-boost-recovery-from-covid-19-crisis (accessed 5 June 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/06/09/new-world-bank-strategic-roads-project-to-aid-economic-recovery-post-covid-19-in-nepal (accessed 11 June 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/06/24/government-of-nepal-and-world-bank-sign-100-million-credit-agreement-to-reform-nepals-energy-sector-and-boost-recovery-from-covid-19-crisis (accessed 25 June 2020); UNDP. http://mptf.undp.org/factsheet/fund/COV00 (accessed 22 May 2020); USAID. https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/may-29-2020-update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (accessed 1 June 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/07/17/government-of-nepal-and-world-bank-sign-450-million-road-support-project-in-nepal-to-boost-post-covid-19-recovery (accessed 22 July 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/09/04/us1085-million-additional-grant-to-support-learning-and-build-resilient-education-sector-in-nepal-amid-covid-19-crisis (accessed 9 September 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/09/17/world-banks-200-million-support-to-strengthen-nepals-financial-sector-to-spur-covid-19-resilience-and-recovery (accessed 23 September 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/09/28/world-banks-150-million-urban-governance-and-infrastructure-project-to-support-federalism-and-improved-service-delivery-in-nepals-secondary-cities (accessed 30 September 2020).

(i) April 7, The World Bank has approved a fast-track USD29 million COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help Nepal prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness; (ii) April 14-Oct 13: IMF Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief, SDR2.852 million (SDR0.729/USD); (iii) May 6, The IMF Executive Board approved the disbursement of USD214 million in emergency financing to help Nepal address urgent balance of payments needs created by COVID-19 under the Rapid Credit Facility; (iv) May 21, USD1 million UN COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund from UNDP; (v) May, USD7.3 million in total assistance from USAID, which includes USD2.5 million in Economic Support Fund to help local governments and disaster-management committees respond to the economic and social impacts of COVID-19, and will provide small grants to the private sector and civisl society organizations to enable economic recovery, mitigate food insecurity, and address the needs of vulnerable populations. It also includes USD4.8 million for health assistance that is helping the Nepalese Government to conduct community-level risk-communications, prepare laboratory systems, activate case-finding and surveillance, support technical experts for response and preparedness, and more; (vi) June 2, The World Bank Board approved a US100 million Development Policy Credit (DPC) to continue support to the government in improving the financial viability and governance of the electricity sector and recovering from the COVID-19 crisis; On June 24, The USD100 million DPC was signed by the World Bank and the government; (vii) June 10, The World Bank approved a USD450 million project to help Nepal improve its roads and set the course for post-COVID-19 economic recovery through greater cross-border trade, more jobs, especially for women, and better road safety; On July 17, The government and the World Bank signed the USD450 million Financing Agreement; (viii) September 4, The Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed a financing agreement for an additional grant of USD10.85 million to the School Sector Development Program (SSDP) to maintain access to basic education and continued learning for children amid the COVID-19 crisis; (ix) September 17, The World Bank approved a USD200 million “Finance for Growth” development policy credit to spur COVID-19 resilience and recovery efforts [update]; (x) September 28, The World Bank approved a USD150 million project to help Nepal strengthen service delivery and institutional capacities in strategic secondary cities, and to support the post-COVID-19 economic recovery [update].

Sri Lanka 08 08 - International Assistance Received LKR 439,309,753,786 2,373,920,000
Sri Lanka 08A 08A - Swaps LKR 259,079,352,000 1,400,000,000 The Economic Times. https://bit.ly/2XwWZuG (accessed 25 May 2020); CBSL. https://www.cbsl.gov.lk/sites/default/files/cbslweb_documents/press/pr/press_20200625_the_central_bank_of_sri_lankas_covid_19_relief_measures_e1.pdf (accessed 26 June 2020); CBSL. https://www.cbsl.gov.lk/en/news/cbsl-enters-into-bilateral-currency-swap-agreement-with-rbi (accessed 7 August 2020).

(i) April 15, Approval was obtained by Sri Lanka to enter into a Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for USD400 million; On July 24, CBSL and RBI entered a USD400 million swap under the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC countries; (ii) May 24, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested India to provide a special USD1.1 billion currency swap facility to boost the country's draining foreign exchange reserves in view of the economic slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is on top of the USD400 million foreign exchange swap with the Reserve Bank of India that the government sought under the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) framework; (iii) June 16, Approval was obtained to initiate a repo facility for USD1 billion from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to meet the contingent liquidity needs of the government.

Sri Lanka 08B 08B - International loans/grants LKR 180,230,401,786 973,920,000
Sri Lanka 08B1 08B1 - Asian Development Bank LKR 46,397,410,810 250,720,000 ADB. 28th Updates of Working Groups on COVID-19 dated 26 September 2020.

(i) March 12, USD0.6 million grant for Health Systems Enhancement Project under ADF; (ii) April, USD1 million - TA9950-REG: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Potential Outbreaks of Other Communicable Diseases; (iii) April 7, USD0.05 million TASF - Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016–2025; (iv) April 10, USD14.4 million (USD10 million loan and USD4.4 grant) for Health Systems Enhancement Project; (v) As of July 31, USD203.6 million [update] (Regular OCR) and USD228 million [update] (Cofinanced) - Trade Finance Program (Guarantee); (vi) As of July 31, USD26.8 million (Regular OCR) and USD18.14 million (Cofinanced) - Trade Finance Program (Loan); (vii) May 20, USD0.21 million TASF - Regional Support to Address Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Strengthen Health Systems Preparedness for Communicable Diseases in South Asia; (viii) June 2, USD3 million COVID-19 Emergency Response under the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund; (ix) June 29, USD0.50 million TASF - Planning for Economic Recovery of South Asia from COVID-19; (x) July 21, USD0.20 million (OCR) Railway Efficiency Improvement Project; (xi) July 24, USD0.23 million [update] (TASF) Due Diligence and Capacity Development of Trade Finance Program Banks (Subproject 3); (xii) September 4, USD0.13 million TASF - Enhancing Gender Quality Results of South Asia COVID-19 Response.

Sri Lanka 08B2 08B2 - Other LKR 133,832,990,976 723,200,000 News.lk. https://news.lk/news/politics/item/29778-sri-lanka-and-china-signs-agreement-for-us-500-million-concessionary-loan (accessed 21 August 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/04/01/world-bank-fast-track-support-covid19-corona (accessed 28 May 2020); UNDP. http://mptf.undp.org/factsheet/fund/COV00 (accessed 22 May 2020); USAID. https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/coronavirus/fact-sheets/may-29-2020-update-united-states-continues-lead-global-response-covid-19 (accessed 1 June 2020); European Union, European External Action Service. https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/sri-lanka/77364/covid-19-european-union-provides-eur-22-million-grant-sri-lanka_en (accessed 5 June 2020); Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka. https://www.lk.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000969.html (accessed 7 August 2020); World Bank. https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/09/11/world-bank-supports-sri-lanka-with-usd56-million-mitigate-covid-19-impacts (accessed 16 Septebmer 2020).

(i) March 19, China Development Bank has provided a concessionary loan of USD500 million with a term of 10 years, to help Sri Lanka to better respond to the COVID-19 pandemic; (ii) April 2, The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the USD128.6 million Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help the country prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness; (iii) April, USD1 million UN COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund from the UNDP; (iv) May, More than USD5.8 million in total assistance from USAID includes USD2 million in ESF to increase social services for areas and populations most affected by the COVID-19 crisis, address the specific threats to social cohesion, and mitigate negative economic impacts; USD2 million in additional ESF for strengthening small and medium-sized enterprises and increasing women’s economic participation; and USD1.3 million in health assistance to help the Sri Lankan Government prepare laboratory systems, activate case-finding and event-based surveillance, support technical experts for response and preparedness, conduct risk-communications, prevent and control infectious diseases in health facilities, and more. Finally, USD0.59 million in MRA humanitarian assistance will support vulnerable people during the pandemic; (v) April 9, The European Union provides EUR22 million (USD24.3 million; EUR0.904/$1) grant to Sri Lanka. This includes (a) EUR2 million for health, for equipment and medical supplies to be procured by the World Health Organisation and to strengthen laboratory networks in the country; (b) EUR16.5 million for the agricultural sector; and (c) EUR3.5 million for the tourism industry, in particular the smaller operators and their employees; (vi) July 8, The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of JPY800 million, approximately LKR1,400 million or USD7.5 million (JPY107.293/$1) to the Government of Sri Lanka to strengthen the health sector to tackle COVID-19 through the provision of medical equipment; (vii) September 11, The World Bank has reallocated USD56 million from ongoing projects in Sri Lanka to protect the most vulnerable in the agriculture sector, improve COVID-19 protection measures on public transport, facilitate tele-education for school children, and provide digital solutions to improve delivery of public services.