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)

Number of suspect Convid-19 cases surpassed 100,000 in India

HealthMay 19, 2020
Number of suspect Convid-19 cases surpassed 100,000 in India
The number of COVID-19 cases reached 101,261 in India and death rose to 3,164. The cases for 1 mn population stand at 73 and deaths at 2 and tests at 1,744. Russia became the second-highest country to have COVID-19 (290,678) bypassing Spain (278,188). India is one of the key tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, country will be open for tourists from July. Sri Lanka COVID-19 testing capacity is an average of 1,500 per day.

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