Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.90%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR298/299
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Global Crude oil price increased significantly after Saudi Arabia been attacked

EnergySep 16, 2019
Global Crude oil price increased significantly after Saudi Arabia been attacked
An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut 5% of global crude output caused the biggest surge in oil prices since 1991 (Reuters). Sri Lanka crude oil import is average 180,000 MT per month.

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