Sri Lanka Current Account Balance

1977 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka Current Account recorded a surplus of 240.1 USD mn in Sep 2020, compared with a deficit of 575.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. Sri Lanka Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1977 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of -147.4 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 450.2 USD mn in Mar 2019 and a record low of -1.7 USD bn in Dec 2011. CEIC extends history for quarterly Current Account Balance. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Current Account Balance in USD based on BPM6. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2012 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 1997 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 103.4 USD mn in Sep 2020. Sri Lanka Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 8.5 USD mn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 115.1 USD mn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 21.1 USD bn in Mar 2020.

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Sri Lanka Current Account Balance

What was Sri Lanka's Current Account Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
240.1 Sep 2020 -575.7 Jun 2020 -1,695.3 Dec 2011 450.2 Mar 2019 USD mn quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -4,010.0 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 1,162.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -143.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
Australia (USD mn) 7,171.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2020
Austria (USD mn) 3,901.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -794.0 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) 224.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 608.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,715.872 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 78,253.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 91.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 4,748.005 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 23,368.660 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 2,958.922 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,528,826.088 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 7,940,278.132 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -418,100.932 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 365,529.195 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 784,282.227 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 701,378.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 82,903.927 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020

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