Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.14%
12M T-Bill Rate9.95%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.60% / 11.70%
USD/LKR303/304
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Tourism generated USD 150Mn for August, up by 54% for the year so far

Travel & TourismOct 7, 2023
Tourism generated USD 150Mn for August, up by 54% for the year so far

Along with USD 152Mn generated in September, tourism has generated USD 1,457Mn for the first nine months of 2023. This is an increase of 54% from the last year. However, the industry has not yet reached to normalized level, which usually generates close to USD 3Bn for the first nine months.

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