Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka improved in freedom on the internet from 2013 to 2017, but slipped in 2018

PoliticalJan 26, 2020
Sri Lanka improved in freedom on the internet from 2013 to 2017, but slipped in 2018
Restrictions on internet freedom are growing more extensive and sophisticated. Repressive governments employ a range of increasingly intrusive tactics to stifle online activism around the world. Sri Lanka improved freedom on the internet from 2013 to 2017, especially in Limits on Content. The score fell from 18 to 12 in limit on the content implied limitations are being gradually lifting. But the improvement in Obstacles to Access and Violations of User Rights is not significant.

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