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%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Tourism generates USD 169Mn in February, up by 3.3% from year ago

Travel & TourismMar 7, 2023
Tourism generates USD 169Mn in February, up by 3.3% from year ago

Tourism is one pillar that generates foreign currency inflow to Sri Lanka. Covid-19 and supply chain disruption during the last two years hindered FX inflow via the tourism industry in the country. The number of tourist arrival up by 17.5% and FX inflow is up by 3.3%.

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