Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate10.03%
12M T-Bill Rate10.23%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR300/301
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Travel & Tourism

FeaturedApr 8, 2024

Income per tourist yet to reached to pre- crisis level

The country reached its highest tourism inflow in 2018 amounted to USD 4.4Bn the average inflow per tourist was USD 1,877. Despite the country being hit by the Easter attack in 2019, the inflow per tourist increased marginally to USD 1,885. Last year, the inflow per tourist was USD 1,470 and it increased to USD 1,612 in 2024.

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