Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
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Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
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12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
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Global tourism has recovered 60% from the pre-COVID19 level

Travel & TourismNov 22, 2022
Global tourism has recovered 60% from the pre-COVID19 level

As per the UNWTO, the number of international tourist arrivals in the period of Jan to July was 172% higher than in 2022 compared with 2021. It is still lower than 43% in 2022 compared with 2019 (pre-covid). Sri Lanka tourism is also still down by 59% in 2022 from the 2019 level.

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