Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

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
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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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