Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.91%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.65%/ 10.75%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka fell by one rank in Press Freedom Index in 2020

Global IndexesMay 3, 2020
Sri Lanka fell by one rank in Press Freedom Index in 2020
Sri Lanka ranked 127th place in Press Freedom Index in 2020, one rank below from 2019. But the country was ranked at 141st place in 2017 index and improved to 131st rank in 2018. Malaysia improved by 22 places in 2020 while the Maldives, South Asia biggest improvement shows 19 rank improvements.

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