Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (Oct 2023)
GDP-3.1% (2Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate15.29%
12M T-Bill Rate12.94%
2Y T-Bond Rate14.45%/ 14.50%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.70% / 14.80%
Reserves $3.56Bn (Oct 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $3,307 Mn (Sep 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,614 Bn (Sep 2023)

Sri Lanka Ranked 15th place at Asia business environment rankings

Global IndexesFeb 27, 2020
Sri Lanka Ranked 15th place at Asia business environment rankings
Singapore top the ranking in Asia as well as global out of 83 countries on Asia business environment. East Asian countries Indonesia (54), Vietnam (55), China (56) and Philippines (57) in global ranking while South Asia ranked lower in the Asian Ranking. EIU has identified five major risks to global economy 1.US-Iran conflict leads to a spike in global 2. A trade war breaks out between the US and the EU oil prices 3. Coronavirus takes a lasting toll on the global economy 4. Debt burdens cause a recession across emerging markets 5. Hong Kong protests cause an exodus from Asia’s biggest financial centre.


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