Inflation ( CCPI)6.4% (Jan 2024)
GDP1.6% (3Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.79%
12M T-Bill Rate10.02%
2Y T-Bond Rate11.05%/ 11.10%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.20% / 12.30%
USD/LKR313/314
Reserves $4.5Bn (Jan 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $4,866 Mn (Dec 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Sri Lanka planing to achieve 20% annual growth of tourism inflow to reach Dollar 10 Bn by 2025

Travel & TourismJan 15, 2020
Sri Lanka planing to achieve 20% annual growth of tourism inflow to reach Dollar 10 Bn by 2025
The growth of tourism inflow was around 20% from 2015 to 2016 period, but growth has fallen to 11% in 2018 in Sri Lanka. Tourist inflow to the country was $4.4Bn in 2018 and $ 3.6Bn in 2019. Based on the tourist arrivals, Sri Lanka and the Maldives operate similarly arrivals destination composition while Laos, Cambodia, Philippine which has a higher number of tourist arrivals have attracted more tourists within the Asian Pacific region.

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