Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
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)

IMF Governors Approve a Historic US$ 650 Bn SDR Allocation

InternationalAug 3, 2021
IMF Governors Approve a Historic US$ 650 Bn SDR Allocation
This USD 650 Bn is the largest SDR allocation in the history of the IMF and a shot in the arm for the global economy at a time of unprecedented crisis. The general allocation of SDRs will become effective on August 23, 2021. The newly created SDRs will be credited to IMF member countries in proportion to their existing quotas in the Fund. Sri Lanka is expected to received USD 800mn to reserves from this allocation.

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