Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.91%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.65%/ 10.75%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Tourism FX inflows improved but lower than last year Novermber

Travel & TourismDec 3, 2022
Tourism FX inflows improved but lower than last year Novermber

The FX inflow from tourism recorded USD 107.5Mn in November marginally lower than a year ago. The inflows in the first eleven months of 2021 were just USD 273Mn and they have improved to USD 1,129Mn in 2022. The number of inbound tourists was recorded at 626,017.

The number of tourists arrival increased to 59,759 in Nov 2022, estimated inflow was USD 107.5Mn, 44,294 tourist had arrived in 2021, which has generated USD 115.4Mn. Early estimation suggests that per tourist inflow has substantially fallen in November.


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