Supporting Croatia's measures to tackle the impacts of COVID-19

  • Approval date

    12 May 2020

  • Borrower

    Government

  • Country

    Croatia

  • Loan size

    € 200 000 000

  • Line of action

    Inclusive growth

  • Status

    Completed

Support to the Croatian Government in its efforts to mitigate the spread and consequences of COVID-19, to safeguard the availability of medical services, to provide the necessary pharmaceutical products, medical supplies and protective equipment, as well as to support local authorities to compensate for lost non-tax revenues.

This €200 million Public sector Financing Facility will part-finance medical and pharmaceutical supplies, the financing of costs for temporary and extraordinary medical staff, loans to the Health Insurance Fund and to local authorities. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of Croatia, in particular people in need of medical attention, as well as medical professionals treating patients across the country.