Africa Financial Sector Responses to COVID-19 - Niger

Jul 28, 2020

This page presents measures and initiatives by the Nigerian government, 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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Financing volume


Financial support measures for the private sector


USD 250 million

(May 19, 2020) A financing mechanism to support businesses currently affected by the COVID-19 pandemic has been set up by the Government of Niger. Two financing windows have been committed: a window for SMEs with an amount of CFA 50 billion and a window for large enterprises (CFA 100 billion): a total amount of CFAF 150 billion (USD 249.6 million).

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