Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (April 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate8.76%
12M T-Bill Rate9.29%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.00%/ 10.05%
4Y T-Bond Rate10.70% / 10.80%
USD/LKR299/300
Reserves $5.438Bn (April 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

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FeaturedMay 11, 2024

CBSL purchased (net) USD 420Mn in April to boost the country's international reserves

CBSL has purchased USD 470Mn and sold USD 50Mn in the last month (April) as the foreign currency liquidity improved. The data indicates CBSL has purchased (net) USD 1,619Mn so far this year compared with USD 2,083 Mn in last year.

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