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%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka is moving towards achieving Moderate to Low Incidence rate of COVID19 for Tourists

Travel & TourismOct 2, 2021
Sri Lanka is moving towards achieving Moderate to Low Incidence rate of COVID19 for Tourists
The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has 4-level system categorizes destinations, including international destinations and U.S. territories. The Travel Health Notice (THN) thresholds are based on the number of COVID-19 cases reported last 28Days in a destination. Incidence rate (cumulative new cases over the past 28 days per 100,000 population) and New case trajectory (have daily new cases increased, decreased, or remained stable over the past 28 days?) used to assess the Risk Level. Sri Lanka had implemented long but soft lockdown which end yesterday. That has opened up the possibility to achieve the Moderate to Low Incidence rate where country can welcome tourist for upcoming season.


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