IMF Executive Board Approves US$235 Million in Emergency Assistance to Moldova to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) equivalent to SDR 57.5 million (about US$78.4 million, 33.3 percent of quota) and a purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) equivalent to SDR 115 million (about US$156.7 million, 66.7 percent of quota) to meet Moldova’s urgent balance of payment needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.