Sri Lanka Policy Rate

1997 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Standing Deposit Facility Rate (Repo Rate)) was set at 4.50 % pa in Jul 2020, compared with 5.50 % pa in the previous Jun 2020. Sri Lanka's Policy Rate averaged 7.75 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 1997 to Jul 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 20.00 % pa in Jan 2001 and a record low of 4.50 % pa in Jul 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Govt Paper: Primary: Yield: WA: Bonds: Above 10 Years) was reported at 10.68 % pa in Oct 2019. Sri Lanka's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 185.87 (LKR/USD) in Jun 2020.

What was Sri Lanka's Policy Rate in Jul 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.50

% pa Jul 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

5.50

% pa Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

4.50

Jul 2020

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Updated on 31 Jul 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Algeria (% pa)

3.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1963 - Jul 2020

Argentina (%)

50.00

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 2015 - Nov 2018

Armenia (% pa)

4.50

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2001 - Jul 2020

Australia (% pa)

0.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Jul 2020

Austria (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Azerbaijan (% pa)

6.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Bahrain (% pa)

1.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2020

Bangladesh (% pa)

4.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2009 - Jul 2020

Belarus (% pa)

7.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Jul 2020

Belgium (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Botswana (% pa)

4.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - Jul 2020

Brazil (% pa)

2.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 1999 - Jul 2020

Bulgaria (% pa)

0.00

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 1991 - Aug 2020

Canada (% pa)

0.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2020

Chile (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

May 1995 - Jul 2020

China (% pa)

2.25

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

Colombia (% pa)

2.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Jul 2020

Croatia (% pa)

3.00

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Czech Republic (% pa)

0.05

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Denmark (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1914 - Jul 2020

Ecuador (% pa)

9.12

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1995 - Jul 2020

Egypt (% pa)

9.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Estonia (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

European Union (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Finland (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

France (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Georgia (% pa)

8.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2020

Germany (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Greece (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1992 - Jul 2020

Hungary (% pa)

0.60

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 1990 - Jul 2020

Iceland (% pa)

1.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

India (% pa)

4.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2001 - Jul 2020

Indonesia (% pa)

4.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 2015 - Jul 2020

Ireland (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Israel (% pa)

0.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Jul 2020

Italy (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Ivory Coast (% pa)

2.50

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Japan (% pa)

-0.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2008 - Jul 2020

Jordan (% pa)

3.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1965 - Jul 2020

Kazakhstan (% pa)

9.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Jul 2020

Kenya (% pa)

7.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2020

South Korea (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

May 1999 - Jul 2020

Kosovo (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Kuwait (% pa)

1.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jul 2020

Kyrgyzstan (% pa)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Laos (% pa)

3.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jul 2020

Latvia (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Lebanon (% pa)

10.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 1964 - Jul 2020

Lithuania (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Luxembourg (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Macau SAR, China (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Jul 2020

North Macedonia (% pa)

1.50

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2020

Malawi (% pa)

13.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Jul 2020

Malaysia (% pa)

1.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Jul 2020

Malta (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Mauritius (% pa)

1.85

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Jul 2020

Mexico (% pa)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2020

Moldova (% pa)

5.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Jul 2020

Mongolia (% pa)

9.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2007 - Jul 2020

Montenegro (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Morocco (% pa)

1.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1995 - Jul 2020

Myanmar (% pa)

9.50

2020

yearly

1986 - 2020

Nepal (% pa)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2020

Netherlands (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

New Zealand (% pa)

0.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 1999 - Jul 2020

Nigeria (% pa)

12.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2006 - Jul 2020

Norway (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Oman (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2007 - Jul 2020

Pakistan (% pa)

8.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Jul 2020

Paraguay (% pa)

0.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2010 - Jul 2020

Peru (% pa)

0.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2003 - Jul 2020

Philippines (% pa)

2.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 2016 - Jul 2020

Poland (% pa)

0.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Portugal (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Qatar (% pa)

2.50

Jun 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Romania (% pa)

1.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Russia (% pa)

4.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2013 - Jul 2020

Saudi Arabia (% pa)

1.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Serbia (% pa)

1.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Slovakia (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Slovenia (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

South Africa (% pa)

3.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 1999 - Jul 2020

Spain (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Sri Lanka (% pa)

4.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Sweden (% pa)

0.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Switzerland (% pa)

-0.69

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Jul 2020

Syria (% pa)

5.00

Feb 2015

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Taiwan (% pa)

1.13

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - Jul 2020

Tajikistan (% pa)

11.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1997 - Jul 2020

Thailand (% pa)

0.50

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2000 - Jul 2020

Tunisia (% pa)

6.75

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Turkey (% pa)

8.25

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2010 - Jul 2020

Ukraine (% pa)

6.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jul 2020

United Arab Emirates (% pa)

1.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2007 - Jul 2020

United Kingdom (% pa)

0.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1972 - Jul 2020

United States (% pa)

0.08

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 1954 - Jun 2020

Uruguay (% pa)

9.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2007 - Jul 2020

Vietnam (% pa)

3.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Yemen (% pa)

16.07

Jan 2015

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Sri Lanka Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

21,083.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-1.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

1.917

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

3,852.000

2019

yearly

1959 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

3.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

14,654.497

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

69.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

2,026.607

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

9.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Investment: % of GDP (%)

28.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

5,989.943

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Gross National Product (USD mn)

20,533.482

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

21.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

17,956.257

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

5,318.716

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.188

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

GDP: Goods & Services (LKR mn)

-304,457.063

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Gross National Income (LKR mn)

3,745,533.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LKR mn)

1,083,828.633

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Gross Value Added (LKR mn)

3,576,732.744

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: GCF: Changes in Inventories (LKR mn)

8,313.756

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Goods & Services: Exports (LKR mn)

868,220.977

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Goods & Services: Imports (LKR mn)

1,172,678.040

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (LKR mn)

229,322.533

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Market Price (LKR mn)

3,845,899.667

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: Final Consumption Expenditure (FCE) (LKR mn)

3,018,302.342

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: Gross National Disposable Product (LKR mn)

15,614,582.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Gross Domestic Product per Capita: at Current Price: USD (USD)

3,852.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP: 2010p: Goods & Services: Exports (LKR mn)

485,267.565

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: Goods & Services: Imports (LKR mn)

777,349.943

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: Gross Value Added (LKR mn)

2,200,368.547

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (LKR mn)

92,220.829

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2010p: at Market Price (LKR mn)

2,292,589.376

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption Expenditure (FCE) (LKR mn)

1,902,214.531

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: FCE: Households (LKR mn)

1,734,752.398

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: FCE: Government (LKR mn)

167,462.133

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (LKR mn)

1,127,697.665

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GDP: 2010p: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LKR mn)

712,964.479

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

GVA: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (LKR mn)

282,411.498

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Industry (LKR mn)

1,092,138.905

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Industry: Construction (LKR mn)

245,725.952

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Information & Communication (LKR mn)

31,728.376

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Financial & Insurance Activities (LKR mn)

203,860.129

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Real Estate activities: incl Ownership of Dwelling (LKR mn)

239,690.559

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: Services: Others: incl Own-Services (LKR mn)

393,431.152

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Agriculture (LKR mn)

153,734.771

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Industry (LKR mn)

679,127.035

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Industry: Construction (LKR mn)

148,966.365

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Information & Communication (LKR mn)

19,180.395

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Financial & Insurance Activities (LKR mn)

172,881.305

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Real Estate Activities: incl Ownership of Dwelling (LKR mn)

151,068.338

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

GVA: 2010p: Serv: Others: incl Own-Services (LKR mn)

248,905.023

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Implicit Price Deflator (2010=100)

139.500

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-1.5

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 2010 - Dec 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

215,849.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Capacity Utilization Rate (%)

81.000

2019

yearly

1987 - 2019

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-6.8

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-5,692.475

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

9,715.872

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

11.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2019

National Government Debt (USD mn)

75,485.700

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

86.8

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn)

4,711.848

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn)

17,672.272

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn)

3,803.114

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn)

-335,759.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn)

405,274.400

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn)

742,992.400

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn)

647,955.900

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn)

95,036.500

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

21.8

2019

yearly

1948 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

51.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

8,020,446.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

5.70

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

0.39

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

23.209

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

5.000

2021

yearly

1990 - 2021

Population: Mid Year (Person th)

21,803.000

2019

yearly

1948 - 2019

Average Daily Wage: Rubber Planting (LKR)

1,314.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1984 - Mar 2020

Average Daily Wage: Coconut Plucking (LKR)

1,620.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1984 - Mar 2020

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

9,545

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-27.0

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

1,445.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

8,100.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

1,224.392

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

Household Income per Capita (USD)

1,385.427

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Income per Month: Per Capita (LKR)

16,377.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Income per Month (LKR)

62,237.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

HIES: Household Expenditure per Month: Per Capita (LKR)

14,473.000

2016

yearly

2007 - 2016

HIES: Household Expenditure per Month (LKR)

54,999.000

2016

yearly

1981 - 2016

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

6.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

4.436

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jun 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

13.561

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

4.0

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - May 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

4.650

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Wholesale Price Index: All Items (1974=100)

6,425.629

Jun 2020

monthly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-407.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

586.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-39.0

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

6,332.696

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

5.705

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

5,341.074

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

2,924.130

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Imports (USD mn)

993.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-44.3

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

396,896.551

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

81,307.524

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports cif (LKR mn)

186,704.523

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Exports fob (LKR mn)

110,217.915

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Balance of Trade (LKR mn)

-76,486.608

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Tea (LKR mn)

20,344.034

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Rubber (LKR mn)

340.128

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Exports: Agricultural: Coconut (LKR mn)

5,232.937

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Exports: Germany (USD mn)

648.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: India (USD mn)

768.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: Italy (USD mn)

528.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: United Kingdom (USD mn)

998.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Exports: United States of America (USD mn)

3,141.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Consumer Goods (LKR mn)

58,406.302

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods (LKR mn)

110,056.659

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuel (LKR mn)

23,521.202

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Imports: Intermediate Goods: Textiles & Textile Articles (LKR mn)

28,356.637

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Imports: Investment Goods (LKR mn)

48,192.872

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Imports: India (USD mn)

3,899.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Japan (USD mn)

875.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: Singapore (USD mn)

964.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

1,669.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Imports: China (USD mn)

4,034.000

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Export Volume Index (EVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100)

89.015

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - May 2020

Import Volume Index (IVoI): 2010=100 (2010=100)

101.005

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - May 2020

Terms of Trade Index: 2010=100 (2010=100)

104.400

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - May 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-221.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-1.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

153.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-338.731

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-28.127

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-366.857

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.429

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

55,916.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2019

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

67.6

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

8,249.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2019

Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

8.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

10.0

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.613

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-44,984.617

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn)

-221.108

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn)

-558.108

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn)

1,600.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn)

2,649.662

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn)

8.672

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn)

0.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Assets (USD mn)

-156.454

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Credit (USD mn)

6,309.055

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn)

210.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn)

4,502.700

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn)

7.140

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: FA: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn)

393.144

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Secondary Income (USD mn)

1,390.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn)

-2,384.997

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital Account (CP) (USD mn)

-0.160

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: FA: Assets: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn)

8.511

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & Capital Account (USD mn)

-220.035

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn)

153.043

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn)

797.396

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities (USD mn)

437.067

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (PO) (USD mn)

-366.857

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current & CA: Debit (USD mn)

6,529.090

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn)

1,986.476

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn)

1,189.080

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn)

650.881

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn)

6,639.649

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn)

7,521.524

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI) (USD mn)

-555.851

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn)

63.859

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn)

619.710

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: FA: Assets: 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: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (USD mn)

0.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Debt Service Payments: USD (USD mn)

5,773.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Debt Service Payments: USD: Interest Payments (USD mn)

1,653.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

No of Registered Enterprises (Unit)

5,489.000

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

5,390.312

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

40,910.742

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

M2 Growth (%)

14.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

3.4

2018

yearly

1998 - 2018

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

9.4

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 1997 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

6,241.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1956 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

8.470

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

6.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - May 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

383.602

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1977 - Jun 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

50,563.002

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

8.476

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

55,668.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

15.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jun 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

7,893.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

32,624.043

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Apr 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

10.796

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1984 - Apr 2020

Monetary Survey: DBU: Money Supply M1 (LKR mn)

1,001,900.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Monetary Survey: DBU: Money Supply M2 (LKR mn)

7,604,100.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (LKR mn)

10,347,200.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2020

Commercial Banks: Loans: Personal Loans & Advances (LA) (LKR mn)

1,439,826.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

25.7

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

16.6

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Central Bank: Total Asset or Liabilities (LKR mn)

2,062,165.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Mar 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Asset or Liabilities (LKR mn)

10,254,910.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Mar 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

7.470

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1989 - Jul 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (LKR/USD)

185.738

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

4.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

6.96

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 2000 - Jun 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

10.68

Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2019

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

130.4

Mar 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Short Term Government Bond Yield (% pa)

9.790

Jun 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2019

Saving Deposits Rate: Commercial Bank: Middle (% pa)

3.850

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1983 - Apr 2020

Spot FX Rate: Com Banks: Sri Lanka Rupee to Euro (LKR/EUR)

220.714

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

1,014

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 1998 - Apr 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1979 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-100.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Jul 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

3,607

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

-17.7

2019

yearly

1967 - 2019

Visitor Arrivals: East Asia: China (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: South Asia: India (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Western Europe: UK (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Western Europe: Germany (Person)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Resident Departures (Person)

1,475,929.000

2018

yearly

1972 - 2018

Tourism Receipts: USD (USD mn)

272.30

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Tourism Receipts (LKR mn)

712,027.000

2018

yearly

1966 - 2018

Average Length of Stay: Annual: Total (Night)

10.800

2018

yearly

1967 - 2018

Number of Hotels: Annual (Unit)

474.000

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Number of Hotel Rooms: Annual: Total (Unit)

24,831.000

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Hotel Room Occupancy Rate (%)

72.770

2018

yearly

2011 - 2018

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

34.6

Jun 2020

monthly

May 2015 - Jun 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

26.8

Jun 2020

monthly

May 2016 - Jun 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (1985=100)

5,124.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.0

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

P/E ratio (NA)

9.550

05 Aug 2020

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 05 Aug 2020

CSE: Turnover Value: All Shares (LKR mn)

29,071.927

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jun 2020

CSE: Turnover: Volume: Total (Share mn)

1,126.640

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jul 2020

CSE: Market Capitalization: Equities (LKR bn)

2,411.666

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Jul 2020

CSE: Number of Listed Companies (Unit)

287.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Jul 2020

CSE: Dividend Yield: All Shares (% pa)

3.570

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Jul 2020

CSE: PE Ratio: All Shares (Unit)

9.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1989 - Jul 2020

CSE: PB Ratio: All Shares (Unit)

0.950

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 1991 - Jul 2020

CSE: Capital Raised: New Listing (LKR mn)

1,953.300

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

CSE: Capital Raised: Debt Market: Amount (LKR mn)

55,917.600

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,469.821

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

7,000,000.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

72.460

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

2,473,875.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

30,282,984.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

11.653

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

142.651

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

65,608.530

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

20,920.331

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Television (USD th)

2,261.841

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

1,009,107.100

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

453,731.599

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Television (USD th)

107,452.862

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Motor Vehicle New Registration (Unit)

17,408.000

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Motor Vehicle New Registration: Goods Transport (Unit)

884.00

Dec 2017

monthly

Dec 2015 - Dec 2017

Airlines: Passengers Carried: Departures (Person)

5,387,742.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

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