Factbox: IMF, World Bank disburse funds to help countries battle pandemic

Published: April 18, 2020
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The logo of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seen during a news conference in Santiago, Chile, July 23, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

The logo of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seen during a news conference in Santiago, Chile, July 23, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank are providing emergency funds to developing and low-income countries across the world to strengthen their efforts to battle the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

Following is a list of countries slated to receive funds from the two institutions’ emergency facilities, or as augmentation of existing programs, sorted by region:

AFRICA

Burkina Faso – $115.3 million (IMF)

Burundi – $5 million (World Bank)

Cabo Verde – $5 million (World Bank)

Chad – $115 million (IMF)

Democratic Republic of Congo – $47.2 million (World Bank)

Djibouti – $5 million (World Bank)

Ethiopia – $82.6 million (World Bank)

Gabon – $147 million (IMF)

Gambia – $10 million (World Bank) and $21.3 million (IMF)

Ghana – $35 million (World Bank) and $1 billion (IMF)

Ivory Coast – $886.2 million (IMF)

Kenya – $50 million (World Bank)

Liberia – $7.5 million

Madagascar – $166 million (IMF)

Mali – $25.8 million (World Bank)

Malawi – $37 million (World Bank)

Mauritania – $5.2 million (World Bank)

Morocco – $275 million (World Bank)

Niger – $114.5 million (IMF) and $13.95 million (World Bank)

Rwanda – $109.4 million (IMF) and $14.25 million (World Bank)

Sao Tome and Principe – $2.5 million (World Bank)

Senegal – $442 million (IMF) and $20 million (World Bank)

Sierra Leone – $7.5 million (World Bank)

South Sudan – $7.6 million (World Bank)

Tunisia – $745 million (IMF)

ASIA

Afghanistan – $100.4 million (World Bank)

Bangladesh – $100 million (World Bank)

Cambodia – $20 million (World Bank)

India – $1 billion (World Bank)

Kyrgyzstan – $120.9 million (IMF)

Laos – $18 million (World Bank)

Maldives – $7.3 million (World Bank)

Mongolia – $26.9 million (World Bank) and $2.2 million (World Bank)

Nepal – $29 million (World Bank)

Pakistan – $200 million (World Bank) and $1.39 billion (IMF)

Papua New Guinea – $20 million (World Bank)

Philippines – $500 million (World Bank)

Samoa – $5.1 million (World Bank)

Sri Lanka – $128.6 million (World Bank)

Tajikistan – $11.3 million (World Bank)

LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN

Argentina – $35 million (World Bank)

Bolivia – $327 million (IMF) and $20 million (World Bank)

Colombia – $250 million (World Bank)

Dominican Republic – $150 million (World Bank)

Ecuador – $20 million (World Bank)

El Salvador $389 million (IMF) and $20 million (World Bank)

Haiti – $20 million (World Bank) and $111.6 million (IMF)

Honduras – $143 million (IMF) and $139 million (World Bank)

Paraguay – $20 million (World Bank)

MIDDLE EAST

Egypt – $7.9 million (World Bank)

Lebanon – $40 million (World Bank)

West Bank and Gaza – $5.8 million (World Bank)

Yemen – $26.9 million (World Bank)

EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

Albania – $190.5 million (IMF)

Armenia – $3 million (World Bank)

Georgia – $200 million (IMF)

Kazakhstan – $10 million (World Bank)

Kosovo – $56.5 million (IMF)

Moldova – $235 million (IMF)

North Macedonia – $191.83 million (IMF)

Romania – $441 million (World Bank)

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