Inflation ( CCPI)35.3% (April 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.60%
12M T-Bill Rate22.97%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
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Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Farmers in North and East use more hired labor and Machinery than farmers in other parts of the country

OtherDec 9, 2019
Farmers in North and East use more hired labor and Machinery than farmers in other parts of the country
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Farmers in North (50% - Maha) and East (60%-Maha) use hired labor. They use Machinery in North (64% - Maha) and East (73%-Maha) for farming. This is significantly higher in both these provinces. But the in northwestern the province which has the largest agro household population use only 20% hired labor and 20% machinery in maha season.


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