Africa Financial Sector Responses to COVID-19 - Burkina Faso

Jul 28, 2020

This page presents measures and initiatives by the government of Burkina Faso, national central bank and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in support of a resilient domestic financial sector facing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Instrument

Institution

Financing volume

Description

Treasury bills

Government

USD 135 million

 (April 30, 2020) Issuance of treasury bills known as "COVID-19 Social bonds" on the West African Monetary Union (WAMU) regional market for a value of CFA 80 billion (USD 135 million). 

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