Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Samoa 02 02 - Credit creation WST
Samoa 02A 02A - Financial sector lending/funding WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020)

No amount/estimate: 27 March 2020, The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) stands ready to assist commercial banks through its selected standby concessional facilities to ensure that private sector activities remain robust and enduring in these unique times. CBS also met with four commercial banks on 18 March 2020 and discussed the banking system’s role in the uncertain times ahead. Various relief packages have been considered and will be available for customers on a case by case basis depending on the hardship and impact relating to COVID-19.

Samoa 02B 02B - Support policies for long-term lending WST
Samoa 02B1 02B1 - Interest rate adjustments WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS continues to maintain an accommodative monetary policy. The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce interest rates.

Samoa 02B2 02B2 - Other policies to support long-term lending WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce associated bank fees and charges.

Samoa 02C 02C - Loan guarantees WST
Samoa 07 07 - Central bank financing government WST
Samoa 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown WST
Samoa 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities WST
Samoa 02 02 - Credit creation WST
Samoa 02A 02A - Financial sector lending/funding WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020)

No amount/estimate: 27 March 2020, The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) stands ready to assist commercial banks through its selected standby concessional facilities to ensure that private sector activities remain robust and enduring in these unique times. CBS also met with four commercial banks on 18 March 2020 and discussed the banking system’s role in the uncertain times ahead. Various relief packages have been considered and will be available for customers on a case by case basis depending on the hardship and impact relating to COVID-19.

Samoa 02B 02B - Support policies for long-term lending WST
Samoa 02B1 02B1 - Interest rate adjustments WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS continues to maintain an accommodative monetary policy. The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce interest rates.

Samoa 02B2 02B2 - Other policies to support long-term lending WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce associated bank fees and charges.

Samoa 02C 02C - Loan guarantees WST
Samoa 07 07 - Central bank financing government WST
Samoa 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown WST
Samoa 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities WST
Samoa 02 02 - Credit creation WST
Samoa 02A 02A - Financial sector lending/funding WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020)

No amount/estimate: 27 March 2020, The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) stands ready to assist commercial banks through its selected standby concessional facilities to ensure that private sector activities remain robust and enduring in these unique times. CBS also met with four commercial banks on 18 March 2020 and discussed the banking system’s role in the uncertain times ahead. Various relief packages have been considered and will be available for customers on a case by case basis depending on the hardship and impact relating to COVID-19.

Samoa 02B 02B - Support policies for long-term lending WST
Samoa 02B1 02B1 - Interest rate adjustments WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS continues to maintain an accommodative monetary policy. The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce interest rates.

Samoa 02B2 02B2 - Other policies to support long-term lending WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce associated bank fees and charges.

Samoa 02C 02C - Loan guarantees WST
Samoa 07 07 - Central bank financing government WST
Samoa 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown WST
Samoa 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities WST
Samoa 02 02 - Credit creation WST
Samoa 02A 02A - Financial sector lending/funding WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020).

No amount/estimate: 27 March 2020, The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) stands ready to assist commercial banks through its selected standby concessional facilities to ensure that private sector activities remain robust and enduring in these unique times. CBS also met with four commercial banks on 18 March 2020 and discussed the banking system’s role in the uncertain times ahead. Various relief packages have been considered and will be available for customers on a case by case basis depending on the hardship and impact relating to COVID-19.

Samoa 02B 02B - Support policies for long-term lending WST
Samoa 02B1 02B1 - Interest rate adjustments WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS continues to maintain an accommodative monetary policy. The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce interest rates.

Samoa 02B2 02B2 - Other policies to support long-term lending WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce associated bank fees and charges.

Samoa 02C 02C - Loan guarantees WST
Samoa 07 07 - Central bank financing government WST
Samoa 07A 07A - Direct lending and reserve drawdown WST
Samoa 07B 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities WST
Samoa 02 02 - Credit creation WST
Samoa 02A 02A - Financial sector lending/funding WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020)

No amount/estimate: 27 March 2020, The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) stands ready to assist commercial banks through its selected standby concessional facilities to ensure that private sector activities remain robust and enduring in these unique times. CBS also met with four commercial banks on 18 March 2020 and discussed the banking system’s role in the uncertain times ahead. Various relief packages have been considered and will be available for customers on a case by case basis depending on the hardship and impact relating to COVID-19.

Samoa 02B 02B - Support policies for long-term lending WST
Samoa 02B1 02B1 - Interest rate adjustments WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS continues to maintain an accommodative monetary policy. The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce interest rates.

Samoa 02B2 02B2 - Other policies to support long-term lending WST CBS. https://www.cbs.gov.ws/index.php/media/press-releases/ (Press release, 27 March 2020) (accessed 26 June 2020); IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19 (accessed 26 November 2020).

No amount/estimate: April 2020, The CBS will encourage commercial banks to reduce associated bank fees and charges.

Samoa 02C 02C - Loan guarantees WST