Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on São Tomé and Príncipe.
Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are
being delayed, and international supply-chains are disrupted. The challenging
circumstances are further affected by the fragility of the economy and a weak health