Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (April 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate8.76%
12M T-Bill Rate9.29%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.00%/ 10.05%
4Y T-Bond Rate10.70% / 10.80%
USD/LKR299/300
Reserves $5.438Bn (April 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Postal voting for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election started on 27th Sep & the election will be held on 11th Oct

PoliticalSep 28, 2019
Postal voting for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election started on 27th Sep & the election will be held on 11th Oct
In 2002 local government election, UNP-48% & UPFA-40%. But in 2011 local government election UNP fell to 31% UPFA-59%. In the last local government election held in 2018 overall results in Galle District was as follows; UNP-27%, SLPP-51%, UPFA-12%. In 2002 the electorate has been more favor towards UNP but later it has been shifted to an anti-UNP electorate.

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