Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.91%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.65%/ 10.75%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka annual tourism income 2019 is going to be short by 20 percent from last year

Travel & TourismDec 13, 2019
Sri Lanka annual tourism income 2019 is going to be short by 20 percent from last year
The estimated tourist income is USD 3,138 Mn for eleven-month of 2019 which is 20% down from income received in the same period last year. Total inflow from tourism was USD 4,380 Mn in 2018. Tourist arrival fell by 70% in May just after the Easter attack. But it recovered in recent months. Arrivals were only fell by 9.5% in November compared with last year's November. Many international Magazines and Global Travels and Tourism promoters have recognized and recommend Sri Lanka as one of the best destination to visit.

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