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)

Additional Spending and Forgone Revenue in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic by Selected countries

Global IndexesOct 15, 2020
Additional Spending and Forgone Revenue in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic by Selected countries
Budgetary fiscal support to people and firms has varied widely across countries. IMF Database of Country Fiscal Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic release estimates of additional Spending and Forgone Revenue in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic by countries. There are different types of fiscal support (for example, above-the-line and below-the-line measures, and contingent liabilities). The chart illustrates only the above-the-line measurements. It focuses on government discretionary measures that supplement existing automatic stabilizers.

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