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Asia Pacific Resources

Click the links below to read more about import resources currently available to small businesses in major Asia Pacific markets.

Last Updated: 4:18 P.M. (EST) on April 9th, 2020


Australian Government

  • Support Available for Sole Traders

Australian Government

  • Support Available for Sole Traders

Australian Government

  • Support Available for Companies

Australian Government

  • State and Territory Governments Grants and Assistance

Australian Government

  • Increased and Accelerated Support (Recipients of Income Support Payments)

Australian Banking Association

  • Deferred loan repayments for Small Business and other financial support

eBay Australia (Always Open on eBay Australia)

  • 3 months fee free for new eBay sellers and deferred payments for existing sellers


Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

  • 20 Measures for Assisting the Resumption of Work and Production for SMEs During the Prevention and Control of COVID-19

Shanghai Municipal Finance Bureau

  • Measures for Fully Controlling COVID-19 and Enhancing Financial Support and Services for Enterprises

Shanghai Banking and Insurance Regulatory Bureau

  • Strengthening Support for the Development of Enterprises and the Services of People’s Livelihood

Shanghai Municipal Economic and Information Commission, Shanghai Municipal Finance Bureau

  • Implementation of a special service plan for SMEs liquidity emergency loan to fight against the epidemic and resume production

Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government

  • Measures for Alleviating Business Impact and Maintaining Smooth and Healthy Development for SMEs


Ministry of Corporate Affairs

  • An advisory for businesses and limited liability partnerships (LLP) to confirm their readiness in dealing with the COVID-19 threat

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

  • Advise State Government and Local administration to exempt e-commerce operations (warehousing and logistics facilities and services), wholesaler, their vendors and third-party delivery partners from any prohibitory orders including the imposition of Section 144 under CrPC

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

  • Relaxation of disclosure of Q4 and annual earning disclosure, transfering compliance certificate, filing, quarterly statement of investor complaints,filing quarterly corporate governance report and releasing a quarterly shareholding pattern

Reserve Bank of India

  • New measures around export proceeds, ways and means limits and capital buffers

Reserve Bank of India

  • FAQs: 3-month moratorium on all term loans outstanding

Confederation of Indian Industry

  • COVID-19 Impact on Industry and the Economy: Actions Needed to Sustain Continuity


Prime Minister of Japan and his Cabinet

  • The Second COVID-19 Emergency Response Package - Key Points

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

  • Support Measures for Companies Concerning the Impacts of COVID-19

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