Support measures in various countries, regions and cities differ significantly. However, almost everywhere, the main instruments are private benefits, tax benefits, direct business subsidies and preferential loans.
EUR 600 bn (USD 650 bn) of the economic stability fund, including EUR 400 bn of loan guarantees for companies.
Strategic enterprises nationalization.
Full reimbursement of part-time allowance from the budget.
EUR 50 bn (USD 54 bn) to support the self-employed, small and micro enterprises.
EUR 15,000 (USD 16,000 is the maximum grant amount for small businesses.
EUR 25 m (USD 27 m) is the maximum preferential loan amount for large enterprises.
SEK 500 bn (USD 50 bn) of financial support for private companies.
SEK 5 bn (USD 500 m of government loan guarantees for airlines.
Full sick leave compensation for employees and self-employed for two months.
Social insurance payment, preliminary salary tax and VAT holiday of up to a year.
Up to 75% reimbursement of company expenses, if there is a risk of shortened working hours or dismissal.
SEK 1 bn (USD 100 m) to support culture and sports.
50% rental compensation for companies that have suffered losses due to the pandemic.
Tax refund for organizations having paid taxes for the first half of 2020.
VAT reduction from 12% to 8% until October 31 for the companies operating in the field of passenger transportation and the hotel sector.
Deferral of VAT payments for QI from April 14 to June 10, payment of employers' social contributions from May 15 to August 15.
USD 4.7 bn of state guarantees on new bank loans to the SMEs, which suffered losses due to the pandemic.
USD 4.5 bn to invest in bonds issued by Norwegian companies.
Deferral of property tax.
80% compensation of an average income over the past three years (but not more than EUR 52,000 per year) for the self-employed and freelancers.
AUD 55 bn (USD 33 bn, or 9.7% of the country's GDP) to support the economy.
AUD 1,500 (USD 920) per month to be paid to the employees who have lost their jobs, as well as those whose companies are in a difficult situation due to the pandemic.
Grants of up to AUD 60,000 (USD 36,800) for SMEs and NPOs to pay salaries.
Government guarantees of up to 50% on new loans to small and medium-sized businesses.
Up to AUD 1 bn (USD 0.6 bn) for the most affected regions.
CNY 1.2 tn (over USD 170 bn) of additional liquidity provided to the markets by the People's Bank of China.
Reduction of interest rates on loans for organizations.
Additional bank financing to stimulate small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Deferral of tax payments, reduction of rental fees, cancellation of administrative fees, subsidization of research and development costs, social insurance and training subsidies to comprehensively support SMEs.
KRW 100 tn (USD 80 bn) as emergency financial support for business.
KRW 58 tn (USD 47 bn) as loans to small and medium-sized businesses.
KRW 12 tn (USD 9.8 bn) to support small and medium-sized businesses.
KRW 20 tn (USD 16 bn) to stabilize the bond market.
The key interest rate reduced by 50 points to a record low value of 0.75%.
KRW 10.7 tn (USD 8.5 bn) as the stock market support fund created to combat the capital outflow.
GBP 330 bn (USD 410 bn, or 15% of the country's GDP) to support business.
GBP 20 bn (USD 25 bn) for general tax benefits and other measures to protect small businesses.
GBP 1 bn (USD 1.2 bn) as guaranteed loans to medium and small businesses.
VAT payments were postponed until June 2020 for companies, and until January 2021 for the self-employed.
14 days of sick leaves (about GBP 200 per day for each employee) to be reimbursed to small businesses.
GBP 1 bn (USD 1.2 bn) to support commercial real estate leaseholders (rental compensation).
GBP 10,000 (USD 12,000) as grants to small enterprises for business restoration.
GBP 500 m (USD 600 m) to help the self-employed citizens not entitled to sickness benefits.
Up to 80% of the salary for three months (no more than 2500 GBP per month) to be compensated to those who have lost their jobs.
EUR 3 bn (USD 3.25 bn) to support all companies in the country.
Tax payment freezing and rental holiday.
Interest-free loans of up to EUR 5 m are provided to all enterprises to pay off debts or support business by the end of 2020.
Compensation of up to 80% of risks for particularly affected companies.
Compensation of up to 50% of the expenses to enter foreign markets.
Deferral of tax payments.
EUR 10 m (USD 10.9 m) to support employees and their families.
EUR 600 (USD 652) as a one-time payment to employees and the self-employed.
Dismissal of employees is prohibited after February 23.