Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

1997 - 2021 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 2.000 % in Aug 2021. This stayed constant from the previous number of 2.000 % for Jul 2021. Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated monthly, averaging 8.000 % from Mar 1997 to Aug 2021, with 294 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 12.000 % in Jul 1999 and a record low of 2.000 % in Aug 2021. Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Reserve Requirement Ratio: Monthly: Asia. CEIC calculates monthly Reserve Requirement Ratio from daily Reserve Requirement Ratio based on the last business day of the month. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Reserve Requirement Ratio.

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Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.000 Aug 2021 2.000 Jul 2021 2.000 Aug 2021 12.000 Jul 1999 % monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 28.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 34.531 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2020
Argentina (%) 9.053 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) 24.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 2.431 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 1.852 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 17.318 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (%) 9.329 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Belarus (%) 6.157 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 1.893 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 9.249 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 39.235 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 31.552 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1994 - Mar 2021
Brazil (%) 22.735 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Brunei (%) 6.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (%) 42.767 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 8.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Aug 2021
Canada (%) 4.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 14.928 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2021
China (%) 8.900 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Colombia (%) 19.300 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Croatia (%) 40.911 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.649 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 61.493 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 17.665 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.134 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 8.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 6.868 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 2.279 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) 2.842 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
France (%) 1.889 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Georgia (%) 25.136 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 0.906 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 1.754 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 137.046 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Hungary (%) 18.180 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) 26.467 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
India (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Ireland (%) 1.140 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 44.674 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 2.418 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.006 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2018
Japan (%) 0.820 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Jordan (%) 27.878 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 6.643 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) 7.000 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (%) 10.639 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 27.051 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Laos (%) 3.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Latvia (%) 13.017 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 96.393 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 7.744 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) 0.249 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 96.715 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
North Macedonia (%) 32.851 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 4.875 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) 62.219 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 15.525 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 31.595 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 27.943 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 33.115 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Morocco (%) 25.982 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 23.994 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Myanmar (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Nepal (%) 3.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (%) 0.706 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (%) 4,941.703 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2005 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 7.856 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Norway (%) 18.374 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Oman (%) 23.612 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 14.439 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 16.784 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (%) 24.854 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 31.620 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2021
Philippines (%) 12.000 Aug 2021 monthly May 1986 - Aug 2021
Poland (%) 22.388 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 2.848 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 25.763 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 15.720 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 29.693 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 62.132 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 25.149 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 107.746 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (%) 5.818 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.129 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 11.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 4.029 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 2.000 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021
Sudan (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Sweden (%) 7.522 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 128.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Syria (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010

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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
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -399,670.660 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
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) -606.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 951.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 1.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Jul 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 (%) 32.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Jul 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: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn) 167,640.897 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn) 76,370.413 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn) 87,162.503 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn) 13,245.524 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn) 55,300.393 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 156.676 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2021
Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100) 146.688 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2021
Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100) 93.929 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 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: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 523.808 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 2,982.175 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -2,058.950 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 5,041.126 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 39.268 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 719.792 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 551.850 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) 167.942 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Assets: Errors & Ommissions (USD mn) 192.632 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn) 0.000 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) 6,618.090 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 46,580.905 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 20.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 2,957.9 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 390.630 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Aug 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) 66,913.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 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) 3,550.708 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Aug 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible FC (FCR) (USD mn) 2,957.928 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 2013 - Aug 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -13.6 Jul 2021 monthly May 2016 - Jul 2021
Business Sentiment Index: Business Condition: Current Quarter (Index) 67.803 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2021
Purchasing Managers Index: Manufacturing (Index) 57.800 Jul 2021 monthly May 2015 - Jul 2021

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