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)

SriLanka fell in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 as failed to attract talent

Global IndexesFeb 24, 2020
SriLanka fell in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 as failed to attract talent
Sri Lanka fell one place from last year to 83rd place in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020, whereas many peer counties such as the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Pakistan improve their rankings in the index. Sri Lanka has only improved in Vocational and Technical Skills. But heavily deteriorated in developing regulatory, market, business, and labor landscapes to enable the talent expansion. Switzerland is at the top of the ranking while United States (2nd), Singapore (3rd), Australia (10th), Canada (13th), New Zealand (16th), Japan (19th), and Israel (20th).

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