Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Afghanistan 01 - Liquidity Support
Afghanistan 01A - Short-term lending
Afghanistan 01B - Support policies for short-term lending IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 14 April 2020).

No estimate/amount: The Financial Stability Committee is meeting regularly to assess evolving risks to the financial and monetary stability. Da Afghanistan Bank or DAB (central bank) has intensified its monitoring of banks and indicated its readiness to provide liquidity as needed.

Afghanistan 01C - Forex operations IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 14 April 2020).

No amount/estimate: DAB is in discussions with money-service providers, who play a systemic role in financial transactions, to ensure uninterrupted services, including transactions in foreign currency, and to encourage enhancement of their remote services given closures.

Afghanistan 02 - Credit creation
Afghanistan 02A - Financial sector lending/funding
Afghanistan 02B - Support policies for long-term lending
Afghanistan 02C - Loan guarantees
Afghanistan 03 - Direct long-term lending
Afghanistan 03A - Long-term lending
Afghanistan 03B - Forbearance
Afghanistan 04 - Equity support
Afghanistan 05 - Government support to income/revenue 1,900,000,000 24,144,842
Afghanistan 05A - Health 1,900,000,000 24,144,842 IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 14 April 2020); ADB estimates.

The government has so far allocated AFN1.9 billion (0.1% of GDP) in the budget for emergency health needs, such as (a) establishing testing labs, including at border crossings, (b) setting up special wards to boost hospitalization and care capacity, and (c) procuring the most critical medical supplies.

Afghanistan 05B - Non-health
Afghanistan 06 - Budget reallocation
Afghanistan 07 - Central bank financing government
Afghanistan 07A - Direct lending & reserve drawdown
Afghanistan 07B - Secondary purchase: government securities
Afghanistan 08 - International Assistance Received 259,067,509 3,292,181
Afghanistan 08A - Swaps
Afghanistan 08B - International loans/grants 259,067,509 3,292,181
Afghanistan 08B1 - Asian Development Bank
Afghanistan 08B2 - Other 259,067,509 3,292,181 IMF. https://bit.ly/2Vk0uFb (accessed 19 April 2020).

April 14-Oct 13: IMF Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief, SDR2.4 million (SDR0.729/USD)

Afghanistan 09 - International Assistance Provided
Afghanistan 09A - Swaps
Afghanistan 09B - International loans/grants
Afghanistan 10 - No breakdown
Afghanistan 11 - Other Economic Measures IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 14 April 2020)

The government has taken steps to replace wheat imports lost due to border closures with purchases from Central Asia. 

Afghanistan 12 - Non-Economic Measures IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#U (accessed 14 April 2020)

(i) Screening at ports of entry, quarantine for infected people, and closure of public places for gathering; (ii) Quarantine for infected people; (iii) Closure of public places for gathering; (iv) Social distancing measures, including a three-week lockdown of Kabul (March 28) and Ghazni (April 1) and restricting daily movements to those deemed essential; (v) Extended the border closures until April 9.