Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.14%
12M T-Bill Rate9.95%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.60% / 11.70%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Contribution of Tourism sector to Sri Lanka GDP is only second to Maldives in South Asia

Travel & TourismOct 11, 2020
Contribution of Tourism sector to Sri Lanka GDP is only second to Maldives in South Asia
Tourism receipts accounted for USD 4.4Bn (2018), USD 3.6Bn (2019) in Sri Lanka, and only USD 956Mn in the first three months of 2020. The sector accounted for 12.5% in GDP and 12.1% of total employment. Sri Lanka only second to Maldives where tourism accounted for 66% of the GDP and 32% of the employment.

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