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 tourism beaten by Corona just after recovered from Easter Sunday attack in 2019

Travel & TourismMar 8, 2020
Sri Lanka tourism beaten by Corona just after recovered from Easter Sunday attack in 2019
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Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell by 17.7% in February to just 207,507 from last year 252,033. It is less than January arrivals of 228,434. Out of the top ten tourist destinations Indian, Russian, Ukrain tourist arrivals were higher than last year the same period, but tourist arrivals from UK, France, German, the US, Canada have fallen significantly. Sri Lanka tourist arrivals fell from 2.3Mn to 1.9 Mn in 2019 due to easter attack by Islamic extrimits Group. But the country was able to recover successfully in last tourist season.


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