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
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Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka ranked at Very Low Proficiency on English under the EF EPI 2019

Global IndexesDec 8, 2019
Sri Lanka ranked at Very Low Proficiency on English under the EF EPI 2019
EF EPI is based on test data from more than 2,300,000 test takers around the world who took the EF Standard English Test (EF SET) in 2018. The EF SET is an online, adaptive English test of reading and listening skills. It is a standardized, objectively scored test designed to classify test takers’ language abilities into one of the six levels established by the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Sri Lanka ranking has fallen during the last four years and placed at a Very Low Proficiency band. Most of the Asian countries are ahead of Sri Lanka in 2019.

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