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)

Construction grew by 18.2 pct and Real estate by 5.5 pct in 2Q 2021

ConstructionSep 16, 2021
Construction grew by 18.2 pct and Real estate by 5.5 pct in 2Q 2021
The construction and real estate sectors account for 12.1% of the GDP in Sri Lanka. The Construction section fell by 16% and 30% in 1Q 2020 and 2Q 2020, where it recovered only by 3.4% and 18.2% in 1Q 2021 and 2Q 2021. But the real estate sector fell only by 16.6% in 2Q 2020, which was steady after that recording 5.5% growth 2Q 2021.

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