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GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka to enable Number Portability within 2022

InternationalOct 14, 2021
Sri Lanka to enable Number Portability within 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the health and livelihoods of individuals and communities. Mobile has been particularly instrumental during this period, keeping people connected. Sri Lanka has finally approved number portability that will allow customers to switch between operators with their existing phone number, that will implemented by May 2022. There will be nearly half a billion new subscribers by 2025; nearly two thirds will be from Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

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