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Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

2010 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | CEIC

Sri Lanka’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 7.98 % in Dec 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.34 % for Sep 2017. Sri Lanka’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 8.41 % from Dec 2010 to Dec 2017, with 29 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 11.70 % in Jun 2011 and a record low of 5.01 % in Mar 2017. Sri Lanka’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is generated by CEIC. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of Nominal GDP: Asia. CEIC calculates quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. The Department of Census and Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Exchange Reserves prior to Q4 2013 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

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What was Sri Lanka's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP in Dec 2017?

Last

7.98

Dec 2017
Previous

7.34

Sep 2017
Min

5.01

Mar 2017
Max

11.70

Jun 2011
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 30 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

7.98

Dec 2017

7.34

Sep 2017

5.01

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 30 Apr 2018

View Sri Lanka's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP from Dec 2010 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

384177787

Name

Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

Dec 2010

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

30 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

8.53

Variance

3.10

Standard deviation

1.76

Skewness

0.01

Kurtosis

-0.46

Coefficient variation

0.21

Median

8.41

Max
Jun 2011

11.70

Min
Mar 2017

5.01

Previous observation
Sep 2017

7.34

Last observation
Dec 2017

7.98

Number of Observations

29

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Dec 2009 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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28.36

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Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

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5.96

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2002 - 2014

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12.94

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20.80

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Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

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10.42

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2.32

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2002 - 2015

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31.40

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31.96

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quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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5.00

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2.18

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48.38

Dec 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

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40.71

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40.71

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Dec 2006 - Dec 2017

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Jun 2000

15.75

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Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

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34.10

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35.37

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Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

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24.87

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8.58

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31.45

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%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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21.36

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19.02

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7.21

Jun 2012

22.95

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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21.47

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20.30

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14.98

Sep 2012

28.56

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Dec 2007 - Dec 2017

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36.23

2017

39.23

2016

15.88

2011

39.23

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%

yearly

2002 - 2017

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0.57

Dec 2017

0.59

Sep 2017

0.57

Dec 2017

1.83

Sep 2000

%

quarterly

Sep 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
New Zealand

9.61

Dec 2017

9.88

Sep 2017

6.40

Sep 2005

13.46

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Sep 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nigeria

10.57

Dec 2017

9.06

Sep 2017

5.29

Mar 2015

10.57

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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Norway

15.77

Dec 2017

15.36

Sep 2017

9.00

Dec 2012

16.24

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

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Oman

21.94

Dec 2017

23.48

Sep 2017

13.50

Dec 2006

32.08

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Pakistan

5.56

2017

6.31

2016

1.66

2001

10.68

2003

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Panama

3.95

Dec 2017

4.62

Sep 2017

3.95

Dec 2017

10.65

Mar 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 2007 - Dec 2017

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Paraguay

24.58

Sep 2017

25.67

Jun 2017

4.84

Mar 1998

25.67

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Sep 2017

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Peru

28.18

Dec 2017

29.38

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2.65

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32.42

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Dec 1990 - Dec 2017

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Philippines

22.84

Dec 2017

23.02

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14.18

Sep 2004

30.11

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

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Poland

20.49

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21.17

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11.04

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23.25

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quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

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Portugal

3.77

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4.26

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0.15

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7.86

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Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

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17.22

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17.60

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17.22

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26.34

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quarterly

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21.97

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22.46

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15.75

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25.48

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quarterly

Dec 2011 - Dec 2017

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70.98

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70.22

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27.52

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95.42

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

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Serbia

25.15

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27.62

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13.59

Mar 2004

35.91

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

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Singapore

85.68

Dec 2017

86.04

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77.20

Jun 2001

101.28

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

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1.62

Dec 2017

1.43

Sep 2017

0.02

Dec 2012

35.91

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

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Slovenia

0.68

Dec 2017

0.72

Sep 2017

0.43

Mar 2013

27.85

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Dec 1995 - Dec 2017

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South Africa

12.22

Dec 2017

12.12

Sep 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.50

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

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Spain

3.70

Dec 2017

3.58

Sep 2017

0.61

Jun 2008

11.59

Dec 1997

%

quarterly

Dec 1995 - Dec 2017

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7.98

Dec 2017

7.34

Sep 2017

5.01

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

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0.00

2016

0.00

2015

0.00

2016

17.34

1960

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yearly

1960 - 2016

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Sweden

9.91

Dec 2017

10.16

Sep 2017

4.76

Mar 2009

10.39

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

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Switzerland

112.28

Dec 2017

111.01

Sep 2017

7.91

Sep 2008

112.28

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

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31.63

2010

31.36

2009

0.52

2004

61.46

2005

%

yearly

1990 - 2010

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78.16

Mar 2018

78.69

Dec 2017

24.31

Sep 1984

88.62

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 1984 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
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8.60

Dec 2017

8.66

Sep 2017

0.29

Mar 2016

9.86

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

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Thailand

42.56

Dec 2017

43.32

Sep 2017

16.21

Sep 1997

49.16

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tunisia

13.44

Dec 2017

13.96

Sep 2017

6.58

Mar 2002

23.17

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Turkey

9.69

Dec 2017

10.63

Sep 2017

6.54

Jun 2001

11.93

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ukraine

13.88

Dec 2017

13.86

Sep 2017

4.92

Dec 2014

25.73

Sep 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
United Arab Emirates

24.20

2016

25.86

2015

2.75

1977

29.92

2007

%

yearly

1973 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
United Kingdom

4.88

Dec 2017

4.80

Sep 2017

1.24

Mar 2009

4.88

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Sep 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

0.23

Mar 2018

0.22

Dec 2017

0.00

Dec 1974

0.87

Dec 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Uruguay

26.28

Dec 2017

25.58

Sep 2017

15.71

Dec 2006

31.78

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Venezuela

0.53

2015

0.77

2014

0.53

2015

18.69

2003

%

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

21.75

2017

17.62

2016

6.37

1995

30.36

2007

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Yemen

14.50

2013

18.13

2012

0.62

1993

36.75

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2013

Updated on 2018-04-20

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5,185,467.00

2015

3,464,297.00

2009

5,550,000.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

1.88

Mar 2018

1.97

Feb 2018

1.88

Mar 2018

7.45

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Current Account Balance

-1,090.1

Dec 2017

-182.1

Sep 2017

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Direct Investment Abroad

17.9

Dec 2017

17.9

Sep 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit

49,693.5

Feb 2018

49,378.3

Jan 2018

4,964.3

Feb 1996

49,693.5

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit Growth

9.6

Feb 2018

10.8

Jan 2018

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Electricity Production

1,267

Jan 2018

1,211

Dec 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,306

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Employed Persons

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

8,163,869.00

Sep 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,299,911.00

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index

6,531.1

Apr 2018

6,476.8

Mar 2018

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Exchange Rate against USD

156.186

Apr 2018

155.639

Mar 2018

4.762

Nov 1967

156.186

Apr 2018

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

41,275.35

2016

36,502.32

2015

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

33.33

2016

0.02

2009

0.02

2009

33.33

2016

USD th

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

17,939.43

2016

13,020.33

2015

2,323.78

2007

46,296.68

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

51,823.8

Dec 2017

49,590.9

Sep 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

51,823.8

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-13
External Debt: % of GDP

59.6

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term

7,692.6

Dec 2017

6,693.3

Sep 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,756.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.5

2017

9.9

2016

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.90

2023

4.90

2022

1.48

1985

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.76

2023

-2.59

2022

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

5.33

2023

5.40

2022

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,673.80

2023

16,732.40

2022

1,135.08

1980

17,673.80

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,481.29

2023

4,095.25

2022

99.81

1990

4,481.29

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

15,470.81

2023

14,512.04

2022

310.78

1990

15,470.81

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,681.21

2023

3,357.07

2022

74.66

1990

3,681.21

2023

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,672.17

2023

5,348.77

2022

344.06

1980

5,672.17

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

22.95

2023

22.69

2022

14.60

1980

22.95

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.00

2023

4.90

2022

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

963.5

Dec 2017

46.5

Sep 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

963.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,353.3

Mar 2018

6,906.5

Feb 2018

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.5

Feb 2018

3.3

Jan 2018

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

219.41

Dec 2017

480.55

Sep 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.02

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP Deflator Growth

7.9

Dec 2017

10.0

Sep 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
GDP per Capita

4,065.00

2017

3,857.00

2016

140.00

1962

4,065.00

2017

USD

yearly

1959 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gold Reserves

841.49

Apr 2018

894.92

Mar 2018

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Government Debt: % of GDP

77.6

2017

78.8

2016

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

6,385.41

Dec 2017

5,346.46

Sep 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,385.41

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross National Product

22,321.50

Dec 2017

21,183.94

Sep 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

22,321.50

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Savings Rate

31.0

Dec 2017

25.5

Sep 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt

6,865.7

Dec 2017

6,616.5

Sep 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,865.7

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.9

2017

7.5

2016

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.39

2016

991.33

2013

174.95

1981

1,224.39

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Income per Capita

1,385.43

2016

1,102.56

2013

125.25

1981

1,385.43

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

965,194.30

2016

799,936.41

2015

189,449.65

2001

965,194.30

2016

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

221,577.65

2016

202,977.33

2015

22,505.90

1999

221,577.65

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

34,725.29

2016

29,801.16

2015

3,119.00

1995

34,725.29

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

481,183.06

2016

415,474.56

2015

49,273.59

2001

481,183.06

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

104,767.45

2016

94,452.56

2015

16,704.85

2009

104,767.45

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

-0.4

Oct 2017

4.6

Sep 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.3

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Oct 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Investment: % of GDP

39.1

Dec 2017

31.1

Sep 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Labour Force Participation Rate

54.1

Dec 2017

53.6

Sep 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.44

Dec 2017

0.80

Sep 2017

-1.06

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.42

2017

61.91

2016

33.36

2005

69.42

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016-05-25
Long Term Interest Rate

11.18

Mar 2018

14.23

Mar 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

21.8

2017

23.1

2016

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Minerals Production

248,890.00

2016

182,928.00

2015

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

5,404.70

Mar 2018

4,980.50

Feb 2018

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,404.70

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-11
Money Supply M2

37,646.58

Feb 2018

37,328.08

Jan 2018

3,215.06

Jan 1994

37,646.58

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.82

2015

1,313.71

2014

899.54

2005

1,469.82

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

1,777.50

Dec 2017

8,600.00

Dec 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

14,228.30

Dec 2017

26,300.00

Dec 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

16,006

2017

34,900

2016

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-54.1

2017

105.3

2016

-54.1

2017

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Nominal GDP

23,113.3

Dec 2017

21,731.1

Sep 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

23,113.3

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Nominal GDP Growth

11.32

Dec 2017

13.13

Sep 2017

3.24

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.5

2017

2.6

2016

2.5

2017

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

2,479,802.00

2016

3,287,676.00

2015

22,772.00

1960

3,608,392.00

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

25,797,199.00

2016

23,899,642.00

2015

0.00

1989

25,797,199.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
P/E ratio

10.87

08 May 2018

10.91

04 May 2018

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 08 May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Policy Rate

7.25

Apr 2018

7.25

Mar 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,798.15

Dec 2017

14,307.06

Sep 2017

9,288.00

Jun 2010

14,312.92

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Private Consumption: % of GDP

59.7

Dec 2017

65.8

Sep 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,151.67

Dec 2017

1,875.11

Sep 2017

1,097.23

Mar 2010

2,151.67

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Public Consumption: % of GDP

9.3

Dec 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Real Effective Exchange Rate

138.3

Mar 2018

139.6

Feb 2018

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Real GDP Growth

3.2

Dec 2017

2.9

Sep 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Apr 2018

7.5

Mar 2018

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

10.03

Apr 2018

10.08

Mar 2018

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Tax Revenue

10,958.21

2017

10,043.95

2016

1,527.06

1990

10,958.21

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.92

2016

15.87

2015

0.23

1960

17.76

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

124.03

2016

115.38

2015

0.00

1989

124.03

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

46,095.37

Oct 2017

45,904.88

Sep 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

46,095.37

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Exports

915.7

Feb 2018

965.4

Jan 2018

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Exports Growth

5.5

Feb 2018

11.6

Jan 2018

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Imports

1,978.0

Feb 2018

2,014.5

Jan 2018

91.0

Feb 1983

2,048.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-11
Total Imports Growth

22.8

Feb 2018

12.0

Jan 2018

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue

3,925

2017

3,518

2016

1

1967

3,925

2017

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.6

2017

18.0

2016

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Trade Balance

-1,062.3

Feb 2018

-1,049.1

Jan 2018

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Unemployment Rate

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Visitor Arrivals

180,429

Apr 2018

233,382

Mar 2018

7,650

Jun 1987

244,536

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.6

Apr 2018

24.1

Mar 2018

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
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