Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.14%
12M T-Bill Rate9.95%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.60% / 11.70%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

USD/LKR would cross 200.00 at end of May

Opinion pollsMay 12, 2021
USD/LKR would cross 200.00 at end of May
The last update of the survey conducted by feedback.lk suggests the majority of the people tend to believe USD/LKR would settle above 200.00 at the end of May given there is not sufficient evidence to show any progress in improving external sector to improve the exchange. Sri Lanka's reserves improved by USD 420mn despite the inflow of USD 500mn Chinese loan in April.

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