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
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Tourism is on steady recovery, FX inflow up by 80% for the first four months

Travel & TourismMay 13, 2024
Tourism is on steady recovery, FX inflow up by 80% for the first four months

Tourism is one of the key areas of FX inflow to the country and generates employment and many more business opportunities. Despite it having 25% more to recover compared with the pre-crisis level, the growth momentum is substantial in 2024.

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