Inflation ( CCPI)35.3% (April 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.60%
12M T-Bill Rate22.97%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $862Mn (March 2023)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Sri Lanka Rupee continued to be under pressure

Exchange RateJan 21, 2021
Sri Lanka Rupee continued to be under pressure
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Sri Lanka Rupee continued to be under pressure as Spot next USD/LKR quoted 197.00/198.00. CBSL indicative spot rate has been published as 194.7980 for 21st Jan 2021. LKR has started to depreciate against USD since mid of December, But CBSL (24-12-2020) was on the view, this behavior is unwarranted and unacceptable and expected to revert back to USD/LKR 185.00 soon.


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