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%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

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
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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