Sri Lanka External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

1994 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka External Debt: Short Term accounted for 10.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 10.0 % in the previous year. Sri Lanka External Debt: Short Term: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from 1994 to 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 11.4 % in 2011 and a record low of 2.3 % in 2006. CEIC calculates Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual Short Term External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Short Term External Debt is calculated as the sum of Short Term External Debt breakdowns for General Government, Central Bank, Deposit Taking Corporations and Other Sectors. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Short Term External Debt in local currency based on BPM6. The Department of Census and Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2011 is calculated from Short Term External Debt based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on SNA 1993. Nominal GDP prior to 2002 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Sri Lanka, Current Account recorded a deficit of 630.3 USD mn in Mar 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 124.4 USD mn in Mar 2021. Sri Lanka Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 4.4 USD mn in Mar 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 78.2 USD mn in Mar 2021. Sri Lanka External Debt: Short Term value stood at 7.4 USD bn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 21.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Sri Lanka External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
10.2 2020 10.0 2019 2.3 2006 11.4 2011 % yearly 1994 - 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 4.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Argentina (%) 18.6 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Armenia (%) 12.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 22.0 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 41.6 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bangladesh (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Belarus (%) 17.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 85.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 1.8 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Brazil (%) 4.8 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 15.1 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Canada (%) 52.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 7.9 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 8.9 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 8.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 15.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 157.4 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 42.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 68.2 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 0.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Estonia (%) 28.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Finland (%) 83.3 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 113.6 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 14.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Germany (%) 61.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Greece (%) 89.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 338.4 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 12.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Iceland (%) 3.5 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 4.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 0.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 176.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 11.0 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Italy (%) 53.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 1.5 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 65.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 36.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.8 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Kenya (%) 2.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 9.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 11.4 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 7.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Latvia (%) 56.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 21.9 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 1,316.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 16.9 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 25.9 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 170.6 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 5.0 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 19.9 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 21.1 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Montenegro (%) 5.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Morocco (%) 6.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 187.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 33.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 0.1 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Norway (%) 64.7 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 1.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 9.0 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Panama (%) 55.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 12.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Peru (%) 4.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Poland (%) 9.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Portugal (%) 78.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Romania (%) 15.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Russia (%) 4.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Serbia (%) 4.2 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Singapore (%) 320.5 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 59.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 9.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Spain (%) 78.8 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 12.8 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Sweden (%) 53.3 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 157.8 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 26.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 16.3 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Thailand (%) 14.8 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Tunisia (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 19.3 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 11.1 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
United Kingdom (%) 222.7 2020 yearly 1979 - 2020
United States (%) 34.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Uruguay (%) 11.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Venezuela (%) 0.2 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Yemen (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,565.962 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 81,714.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 101.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 5,065.070 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 27,169.760 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 3,093.110 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 9,636,412.033 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,417,391.659 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 365,378.380 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 765,477.730 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -399,670.660 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 75,055.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 690,422.730 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.655 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -715.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 951.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 52.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,973.127 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 6,311.359 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,346.416 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,707.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 61.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 433,163.684 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 117,112.793 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 252.900 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1978 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 50.014 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1978 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 22.775 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 323.995 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2021
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 61,498.277 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 50,619.896 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 65,970.561 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 47,046.021 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 208,647.989 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 137.433 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 147.123 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 92.351 May 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -630.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 124.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -78.234 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -10.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,138.683 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,446.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.818 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -47,867.646 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Assets: Errors & Ommissions (USD mn) 192.632 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Assets: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 8,912.615 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 56,704.584 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) -47,791.968 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Mar 2021
No of Registered Enterprises (Unit) 5,760.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 10.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 6,310.301 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 45,643.128 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 19.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,574.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 381.260 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 56,844.781 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 18.4 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2003 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 63,974.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 22.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,822.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 36,251.663 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1983 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 16.06 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 40.26 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 4,027.927 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Jun 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 3,574.415 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Jun 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -33.8 Jun 2021 monthly May 2016 - Jun 2021
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 88.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Mar 2021
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 50.400 Jun 2021 monthly May 2015 - Jun 2021

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