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12M T-Bill Rate9.95%
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Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka has finally granted permission to import plant nutrients and agrochemicals for crops

Global IndexesNov 21, 2021
Sri Lanka has finally granted permission to import plant nutrients and agrochemicals for crops
Media reports say the Ministry of Agriculture has granted permission for the import of plant nutrients and agrochemicals for paddy, corn vegetables, and other crops for the Maha season. Meanwhile, most fertilizer prices increased sharply in 2021Q3 and continued rising in early November, reaching levels unseen since the 2008-09 global financial crisis.

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