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)

Public opinion on future inflation is scattered

Opinion pollsAug 30, 2022
Public opinion on future inflation is scattered

Inflation measures the increase of the general price level of a country. The opinion poll conducted from 20 to the 23rd of Aug about the near future inflation suggests people still expect inflation to be higher than the current level ( CCPI - July 61%). But as a single category, 34% of the people expect inflation will be lower than the current level by end of 2022.

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