Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (Oct 2023)
GDP-3.1% (2Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate15.29%
12M T-Bill Rate12.94%
2Y T-Bond Rate14.45%/ 14.50%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.70% / 14.80%
Reserves $3.56Bn (Oct 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $3,307 Mn (Sep 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,614 Bn (Sep 2023)

Sri Lanka CBSL has raised an addition of LKR 571Bn through LKR Bond so far this year

Interest RatesSep 29, 2020
Sri Lanka CBSL has raised an addition of LKR 571Bn through LKR Bond so far this year
Sri Lanka CBSL was unable to attract investors for USA dollar-denominated Sri Lanka Development Bonds during the first half of this year. The total maturity value of SLDBs was USD 952Mn but CBSL able to raised only 319Mn. As a result of deteriorating foreign currency finance CBSL has shifted to domestic financing. CBSL has raised the addition of LKR 571Bn through LKR Bond so far this year. But the monetary authority has able to raise only 81.5% of the offered amount in the last three auctions.


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