Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.90%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR298/299
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Sri Lanka has improved in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) surpasses other South Asian countries

Global IndexesOct 23, 2020
Sri Lanka has improved in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) surpasses other South Asian countries
Sri Lanka has ranked 64th out of 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020 surpasses other South Asian countries like India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Sri Lanka has been able to reduce the level of hunger during the last 20 years. But still, the country is in the moderate stage. Wasting, or low weight for height is one indicator that Sri Lanka has not been able to improve to the desired level.

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