Inflation ( CCPI)54.2% (Jan 2023)
GDP-11.8% (3Q 2022)
Unemployment5.0% (3Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate29.88%
12M T-Bill Rate27.72%
5Y T-Bond Rate29.00%
10Y T-Bond Rate30%
USD/LKR360/363
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Reserves $2.12Bn (Jan 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $5.2Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,647Bn (Oct 2022)

USD/LKR to be stabilized around 350 to 375 by end of 2022 majority expects

Opinion pollsNov 30, 2022
USD/LKR to be stabilized around 350 to 375 by end of 2022 majority expects
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The public opinion survey suggests the majority of the respondents who participated in the survey expect USD/LKR would be at 350 to 375 by end of 2022. The respondents who believe in further LKR depreciation has increased gradually since September.

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