Inflation ( CCPI)35.3% (April 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.60%
12M T-Bill Rate22.97%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $862Mn (March 2023)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Sri Lanka eagerly removes on-arrival PCR requirement for tourists to catch the lost opportunity

Travel & TourismSep 29, 2021
Sri Lanka eagerly removes on-arrival PCR requirement for tourists to catch the lost opportunity
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Sri Lanka has removed many COVID-19 restrictions on travellers, even before examining the aftermath of the remove of lockdown on 1st October. The Country encourages fully vaccinated tourists without on arrival PCR test (subject to negative PCR test result within 72 hours of departure) and are free to move across the country the way they did before the pandemic. Tourism accounted for USD 4Bn foreign currency inflow and 10% of the GDP.


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