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)

Inflation is surging across the globe

InternationalJul 25, 2022
Inflation is surging across the globe
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As per the survey done by Tellimer Research, the Inflation rate exceeds 20% in around 20% of the countries. It is on the upward trend across the rest of the countries. Unpresidential price increases in many essential items such as fuel while supply shortages generally remain significantly above long-run averages.

While input cost inflation remains elevated, there are indications that the recent easing in the rate of inflation will intensify in the coming months, unlike the prior two blips seen during the pandemic when weaker inflationary pressures soon reaccelerated - S&P Global Market Intelligence


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