Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Treasury rates were edged up slightly at last auction for the year 2019

Interest RatesDec 24, 2019
Treasury rates were edged up slightly at last auction for the year 2019
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91 Days bill rates remained the same as 7.51%, 182 days up from 7.97% to 8.02% and 364days also remained the same at 8.42% but CBSL accepts few bids of 364days at auction. Liquidity was 20-40Bn on average for the last 30 days. Overall 1 year rates fell by 2.75% and very short term 91days rate fell by 2.5% during the year 2019.


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