Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.90%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR298/299
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Sri Lanka opens Tap system to sell SLDBs

Bank & FinanceMay 24, 2022
Sri Lanka opens Tap system to sell SLDBs
Sri Lanka has to settle USD 46.16Mn for Sri Lanka Development Bonds on 24th June 2022, which is the closest SLDB maturity for next month. The majority of the SLDBs owned by the domestic financial institutions and cooperates. CBSL further says, who ever bring USD to SLDBs they will pay fees of 50 basis points as promotion and/ or handling fees.

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