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%
USD/LKR304/305
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Despite the successfully control of the COVID19 spreading the positive rate is holding at 6% for the last few weeks

COVID19Oct 29, 2021
Despite the successfully control of the COVID19 spreading the positive rate is holding at 6% for the last few weeks
Sri Lanka implemented country-wise lockdown for more than one month and continue to have a couple of stringency measurements after the daily case load fell below 900. The said threshold allowed inbound tourism for the coming season, which is desperate by the country. But for the last few weeks, the COVID positive rate has not fallen below 6%, which required vigilant attention.

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