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)

Construction sector plunged further , 37.2% (constant price) in 4Q 2022

ConstructionMar 15, 2023
Construction sector plunged further , 37.2% (constant price) in 4Q 2022

The construction sector is one of the biggest contributors to the industry sector of Sri Lanka’s economy. It contributed close to 10% in 2019, which has fallen to 8% in 2022 after it fell by 37.2% in 4Q 2022. It is the fifth consecutive quarter that the construction is suffering.

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