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Sri Lanka (UK: , US: (listen); Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා, romanized: Śrī Laṅkā; Tamil: இலங்கை, romanized: Ilaṅkai), formerly known as Ceylon, and officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia. It is situated on the Indian Ocean, southwest of the Bay of Bengal, and southeast of the Arabian Sea; while being separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is its legislative capital, and Colombo is its largest city and financial centre. Sri Lanka's documented history spans 3,000 years, with evidence of prehistoric human settlements dating back at least 125,000 years. It has a rich cultural heritage, and the first known Buddhist writings of Sri Lanka, the Pāli Canon, date back to the Fourth Buddhist council in 29 BCE. Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road through to the modern Maritime Silk Road. Its location as a major trading hub made it known to both the Far East as well as to Europe from as far back as the Anuradhapura period. The country's trade in luxury goods and spices attracted traders of many nations, creating Sri Lanka'... [More]
  • Last : 4,571.63
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  • Last : 2.7103 (LKR)
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  • Last : 8.681 (LKR)
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Sri Lanka Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
INR/LKR Ask 2.7103 2.7101 2.7072 2.7103 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/19 Time 8:22
ISK/LKR Ask 1.611 1.6107 1.6096 1.6111 0.00 0.01% 2021/05/19 Time 8:22
MXN/LKR Ask 9.9716 9.9703 9.9638 9.9923 0.01 0.08% 2021/05/19 Time 8:22
NOK/LKR Ask 24.04 24.03 24.02 24.12 0.07 0.29% 2021/05/19 Time 8:22
NZD/LKR Ask 143.25 143.23 143.17 143.61 0.33 0.23% 2021/05/19 Time 8:22

Sri Lanka Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
S&P Sri Lanka 20 2941.07 - 2941.07 2941.07 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 18:05
CSE All-Share 7355.14 - 7305.91 7357.8 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05
CSE All-Share 4571.63 - 4562.95 4747.71 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/20 Time 10:30

Sri Lanka Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
B P P L 15 - 15 15 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 15:20
Commercial Bank of Ceylon 75.1 - 75.1 76 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:16
Commercial Bank of Ceylon 84.3 - 84 84.3 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:16
Hatton National Bank 129.5 - 128.5 129.5 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:16
Hatton National Bank 97.5 - 96 97.5 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:16

Sri Lanka Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Sri Lanka 3M 5.15 - 5.1 5.15 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05
Sri Lanka 6M 5.2 - 5.2 5.2 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05
Sri Lanka 2Y 6.239 - 6.239 6.393 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05
Sri Lanka 3Y 6.653 - 6.653 6.781 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05
Sri Lanka 4Y 7.021 - 7.021 7.125 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/18 Time 14:05

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-832.00 21 Mar -572 -1101 : -50.1 Monthly Mar/21

Bank Lending Rate

5.78 21 Mar 5.76 5.76 : 23.2 Monthly

Banks Balance Sheet

11917316.70 21 Jan 11725438 335514 : 11917317 Monthly

Building Permits

1021.00 20 Jun 2081 1021 : 4505 Quarterly

Business Confidence

82.00 21 Mar 57 20 : 136 Quarterly

CPI Transportation

122.00 21 Apr 122 89.5 : 193 Monthly

Capacity Utilization

67.00 20 Dec 81 67 : 82 Yearly

Car Registrations

254.00 20 Nov 279 254 : 15017 Monthly

Cash Reserve Ratio

2.00 21 May 2 2 : 11 Daily

Central Bank Balance Sheet

2404246.10 21 Jan 2421597 297382 : 2599304 Monthly

Changes in Inventories

-64200.50 20 Dec -7712 -64200 : 1217426 Yearly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 56 3.84 : 57.11 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 85 52 : 85 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

138.80 21 Apr 139 6.4 : 139 Monthly

Consumer Spending

10589745.40 20 Dec 10405872 2992 : 10589745 Yearly

Core Consumer Prices

141.30 21 Apr 141 47.7 : 141 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

3.00 21 Apr 3.1 2.13 : 12.76 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 May 140471 0 : 142746 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 May 941 0 : 962 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 May 110108 0 : 119629 Daily May/21

Corporate Tax Rate

24.00 21 Dec 28 15 : 42 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 38 31 : 40 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 93 52 : 97 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 21 Apr 118 105 : 118 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 May : Monthly 21

Currency

196.00 21 May 196 93.87 : 203 Daily

Current Account

-280.47 20 Dec 251 -1695 : 450 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-2.20 19 Dec -3.2 -19.3 : -0.4 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

5.50 20 Jun 5.5 5.5 : 20 Monthly Jun/20

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 100 83 : 113 Yearly

Employed Persons

0 20 Dec 7967695 4962105 : 8554179 Quarterly Dec/20

Employment Rate

94.60 21 Dec 94.3 91 : 96.3 Quarterly Dec/21

Export Prices

0 20 Dec 144 42.89 : 169 Monthly

Exports

1094.00 21 Mar 952 282 : 1137 Monthly

External Debt

49211.62 20 Dec 51618 37098 : 55916 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

3040996.00 20 Dec 2915291 19192 : 3040996 Yearly

Food Inflation

9.00 21 Apr 9.6 -4.1 : 14.7 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

88.95 20 Dec 102 20 : 961 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

889158.00 21 Feb 941232 437 : 1566324 Monthly

GDP

84.01 19 Dec 88.43 1.24 : 88.43 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

1.30 20 Dec 1.5 -16.3 : 16.12 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

2766364.00 20 Dec 2336176 1414948 : 2766364 Quarterly

GDP Deflator

151.90 20 Dec 152 100 : 197 Yearly

GDP From Agriculture

187839.00 20 Dec 181094 124301 : 187839 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

175366.00 20 Dec 151828 77176 : 190372 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

399491.00 19 Sep 313145 270409 : 447545 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

59965.00 20 Dec 52138 29585 : 67204 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

130063.00 20 Dec 112139 82170 : 130706 Quarterly

GDP From Services

1531434.00 20 Dec 1483511 793066 : 1531434 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

326212.00 20 Dec 285037 133772 : 326212 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

25761.00 20 Dec 27059 16596 : 27059 Quarterly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

13078.10 19 Dec 12865 3878 : 13078 Yearly

GDP per capita

4011.70 19 Dec 3946 586 : 4012 Yearly

Gold Reserves

6.70 20 Dec 6.7 3.63 : 23.1 Quarterly

Government Budget

-6.80 19 Dec -5.3 -10.2 : -5.3 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-1016483.00 19 Dec -760769 -1016483 : -10483 Yearly

Government Debt

12874786.00 19 Sep 12599843 310779 : 12874786 Quarterly

Government Debt to GDP

86.80 19 Dec 83.7 16.3 : 109 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

1373308.00 20 Dec 1898808 15642 : 1932459 Yearly

Government Spending

1556489.00 20 Dec 1416989 440 : 1556489 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

3809794.30 20 Dec 4070020 357 : 4070020 Yearly

Gross National Product

14567811.00 20 Dec 14583892 4115 : 14583892 Yearly

Housing Index

865.10 20 Sep 862 124 : 865 Quarterly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 107335 31627 : 246049 Quarterly

Import Prices

0 20 Dec 137 33.69 : 159 Monthly

Imports

1926.00 21 Mar 1520 408 : 2048 Monthly

Industrial Production

-1.70 20 Nov -3.5 -48.7 : 35.2 Monthly

Inflation Rate

3.90 21 Apr 4.1 -0.9 : 28.3 Monthly Apr/21

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.20 21 Mar 0.3 -3.51 : 5.19 Monthly

Interbank Rate

6.96 21 May 6.96 0.13 : 27.58 Daily

Interest Rate

4.50 21 Apr 4.5 4.5 : 10.5 Daily Apr/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 7307 375 : 8527 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

50.10 20 Dec 51 46.9 : 54.7 Quarterly Dec/20

Lending Rate

5.50 21 Apr 5.5 5.5 : 23 Monthly

Living Wage Family

52100.00 18 Dec 52100 52100 : 52100 yearly

Living Wage Individual

29100.00 18 Dec 29100 29100 : 29100 yearly

Manufacturing PMI

44.30 21 Apr 67 24.2 : 67.3 Monthly

Manufacturing Production

2.00 20 Dec -1.7 -48.7 : 7.8 Monthly

Military Expenditure

1760.00 19 Dec 1681 7.6 : 1968 Yearly

Minimum Wages

10000.00 21 Dec 10000 10000 : 10000 Yearly Dec/21

Money Supply M0

0 20 Nov 810746 602 : 821170 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Feb 1183134 6091 : 1199944 Monthly

Money Supply M2

8706198.00 21 Feb 8600019 11297 : 8706198 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

24.00 21 Dec 24 15 : 35 Yearly

Personal Savings

18.90 20 Dec 21.3 13.9 : 27.2 Yearly

Population

21.90 19 Dec 21.67 9.87 : 21.9 Yearly Dec/19

Private Sector Credit

6448079.60 21 Feb 6367392 4011 : 7058162 Monthly

Producer Prices

152.40 21 Feb 151 100 : 152 Monthly

Producer Prices Change

6.40 21 Feb 4.5 -3.4 : 20.3 Monthly

Remittances

612.00 21 Mar 580 241 : 813 Monthly

Sales Tax Rate

8.00 20 Dec 8 8 : 15 Yearly

Services Pmi

48.90 21 Apr 62.1 29.8 : 66.8 Monthly

Social Security Rate

20.00 20 Dec 20 20 : 25 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

12.00 20 Dec 12 12 : 17 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

8.00 20 Dec 8 8 : 8 Yearly

Stock Market

7355.14 21 May 7350 382 : 9026 Daily

Terms of Trade

0 20 Dec 105 74.5 : 161 Monthly

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 3.57 2.91 : 7.13 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

134.50 20 Mar 391 19.3 : 475 Monthly

Tourist Arrivals

4168.00 21 Apr 4581 0 : 253169 Monthly

Unemployed Persons

441997.00 20 Dec 486524 282648 : 953794 Quarterly Dec/20

Unemployment Rate

5.20 20 Dec 5.8 3.7 : 16.6 Quarterly Dec/20

Wages High Skilled

57500.00 18 Dec 60800 52900 : 60800 yearly

Wages Low Skilled

0 18 Dec 23500 21500 : 23500 yearly

Youth Unemployment Rate

27.70 20 Jun 26.8 15.4 : 38.1 Quarterly Jun/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -832.00 -790 -820 -820 -820 -820 Mar/21
Bank Lending Rate 5.78 5.78 5.78 6.03 5.78 6.28
Banks Balance Sheet 11917316.70 10429706 10432900 10432900 10426511 10445677
Building Permits 1021.00 3000 3000 3000 2900 3500
Business Confidence 82.00 52 55 55 45 68
CPI Transportation 122.00 122 125 126 121 130
Capacity Utilization 67.00 81 81 81 81 81
Car Registrations 254.00 3500 3500 3500 3300 4000
Cash Reserve Ratio 2.00 2 2 2 2 2
Central Bank Balance Sheet 2404246.10 2266318 2297790 2297790 2234846 2423679
Changes in Inventories -64200.50 355000 355000 355000 155000 456000
Consumer Price Index Cpi 138.80 141 143 144 140 149
Consumer Spending 10589745.40 11290372 11090474 10822107 10561960 11309102
Core Consumer Prices 141.30 140 145 145 139 145
Core Inflation Rate 3.00 4 4 4 3.9 4.5
Corporate Tax Rate 24.00 28 28 28 28 28
Currency 196.00 197 198 198 197 199
Current Account -280.47 -730 -750 -750 -790 -750
Current Account to GDP -2.20 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.2 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 5.50 7 7 7 7 7 Jun/20
Employment Rate 94.60 95 95 95 94 96 Dec/21
Exports 1094.00 970 1150 1150 970 1150
External Debt 49211.62 60000 62000 62000 57000 62000
Fiscal Expenditure 3040996.00 3286666 3286666 3286666 3286666 3474933
Food Inflation 9.00 4.5 5.5 5 5.5 6
Foreign Direct Investment 88.95 590 590 590 400 700
Foreign Exchange Reserves 889158.00 1467018 1526552 1526552 1414358 1605930
GDP 84.01 88 88 88 88 97
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.30 2.5 4 3.3 8.5 4.5
GDP Constant Prices 2766364.00 1970989 2948698 2429623 2326978 2538956
GDP Deflator 151.90 158 157 158 157 164
GDP From Agriculture 187839.00 169517 205560 188338 156041 196813
GDP From Construction 175366.00 125779 188223 157901 151200 165007
GDP From Manufacturing 399491.00 433448 382982 415471 405483 434167
GDP From Mining 59965.00 43147 62917 54224 52000 56664
GDP From Public Administration 130063.00 113479 135809 116625 100110 121873
GDP From Services 1531434.00 1315812 1617054 1542851 1388020 1612280
GDP From Transport 326212.00 145143 352635 296438 236411 309778
GDP From Utilities 25761.00 25887 26900 28141 26584 29408
GDP Per Capita Ppp 13078.10 13100 13100 13100 13100 13300
GDP per capita 4011.70 4100 4100 4100 4100 4300
Gold Reserves 6.70 15 15 15 15 20
Government Budget -6.80 -8 -8 -8 -8 -6
Government Budget Value -1016483.00 -1196929 -1196929 -1196929 -1196929 -1252927
Government Debt 12874786.00 14507063 14507063 14507063 14507063 15592881
Government Debt to GDP 86.80 93 93 93 93 93 Dec/19
Government Revenues 1373308.00 2296310 2296310 2296310 2296310 2429173
Government Spending 1556489.00 1537433 1430344 1473668 1438244 1539983
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 3809794.30 4415971 4078202 4232820 4131070 4423297
Gross National Product 14567811.00 15823523 15453611 15167248 14802650 15849774
Housing Index 865.10 850 830 830 865 840
Imports 1926.00 1750 1950 1950 1800 1950
Industrial Production -1.70 4.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4.5
Inflation Rate 3.90 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.6 4 Apr/21
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 0.8 1 1 0.6 1
Interbank Rate 6.96 6.96 6.96 7.21 6.96 7.46
Interest Rate 4.50 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.5 5 Apr/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 50.10 53 53.5 53.5 52.5 53.5 Dec/20
Lending Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.75 5.5 6
Living Wage Family 52100.00 52100 42900 42900 52100 44500
Living Wage Individual 29100.00 29100 25300 25300 29100 25300
Manufacturing PMI 44.30 60 55 55 65 55
Manufacturing Production 2.00 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Military Expenditure 1760.00 1800 1800 1800 1800 1800
Minimum Wages 10000.00 10000 11000 11000 10000 11000 Dec/21
Money Supply M2 8706198.00 8452404 8620394 8620394 8284414 9180362
Personal Income Tax Rate 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Savings 18.90 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 22.5
Population 21.90 22.36 22.36 22.36 22.36 22.59 Dec/19
Private Sector Credit 6448079.60 6183214 6227869 6227869 6112833 6461877
Producer Prices 152.40 156 158 160 154 163
Producer Prices Change 6.40 7.5 5.8 5.1 5.5 3
Remittances 612.00 700 700 700 650 750
Sales Tax Rate 8.00 8 15 15 15 15
Services Pmi 48.90 58 57 57 60 57
Social Security Rate 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Social Security Rate For Companies 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.00 8 8 8 8 8
Stock Market 7355.14 7118 7009 6901 7230 6685
Tourism Revenues 134.50 250 400 400 200 500
Tourist Arrivals 4168.00 40000 80000 100000 10000 250000
Unemployed Persons 441997.00 431000 429000 429000 430000 429000 Dec/20
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.6 5 Dec/20
Wages High Skilled 57500.00 61900 62500 62500 61900 64000
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.70 23 22 22 22 21 Jun/20