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

As global coronavirus cases exceed 2.2 million


Reuters April 18, 2020
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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