COVID-19 Intervention Measures
The Zambian economy has been facing significant macroeconomic challenges as reflected in low growth, high fiscal deficits, rising inflation and debt service obligations as well as low international reserves. The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has compounded the situation, resulting in unprecedented global public health and economic crises. Although the full impact of the COVID-19 shock on public health and the economy cannot be determined at the moment, indications are that it will be unprecedented. The Bank of Zambia has introduced the following set of measures to address the impact of the pandemic on the economy.
Businesses and Households