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)

Sri Lanka Rupee fell sharply against US Dollar so far in 2021

Exchange RateJan 16, 2021
Sri Lanka Rupee fell sharply against US Dollar so far in 2021
Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted 193.50 to 194.00 levels in spot Friday and 195.20/195.70 in the one-week forward market. Sri Lanka Rupee was stable in Second half of the 2020. Even the trade deficit was narrowed down in 2020 compared with 2019, but imports have been start increasing in recent months while exports flat.

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