Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 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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