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Sri Lanka Policy Rate

1997 - 2017 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Standing Deposit Facility Rate (Repo Rate)) was set at 7.25 % pa in Nov 2017, compared with 7.25 % pa in the previous Oct 2017. Sri Lanka's Policy Rate averaged 8.25 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 1997 to Nov 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 20.00 % pa in Jan 2001 and a record low of 6.00 % pa in Jan 2016.

In the latest reports, Sri Lanka's Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Sri Lanka: SLIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 10.05 % pa in Nov 2017. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Govt Paper: Primary: Yield: WA: Bonds: Above 10 Years) was reported at 10.31 % pa in Sep 2017. Sri Lanka's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 153.59 (LKR/USD) in Nov 2017.

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What was Sri Lanka's Policy Rate in Nov 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

7.25

Nov 2017

7.25

Oct 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017

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Policy Rate: Month End: Standing Deposit Facility Rate (Repo Rate)

Series Details
Series ID

56980302

Name

Policy Rate: Month End: Standing Deposit Facility Rate (Repo Rate)

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

% pa

Status

Active

Source

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

First Date

Jan 1997

Last Date

Nov 2017

Last Updated

30 Nov 2017

Statistics
Mean

9.01

Variance

6.95

Standard deviation

2.64

Skewness

1.67

Kurtosis

3.56

Coefficient variation

0.29

Median

8.25

Max
Jan 2001

NaN

Min
Jan 2016

NaN

Previous observation
Oct 2017

7.25

Last observation
Nov 2017

7.25

Number of Observations

251

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

1.25

Nov 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

1.25

Nov 2017

18.00

Jan 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Algeria

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

2.75

Sep 1986

15.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1963 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Argentina

28.75

Nov 2017

26.50

Oct 2017

22.25

Mar 2017

38.00

Apr 2016

% pa

monthly

Dec 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Armenia

6.00

Nov 2017

6.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Nov 2005

18.00

May 2001

% pa

monthly

May 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Australia

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.50

Nov 2017

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Austria

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Azerbaijan

15.00

Oct 2017

15.00

Sep 2017

2.00

Sep 2010

15.00

Oct 2017

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bahrain

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

5.00

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bangladesh

6.75

Nov 2017

6.75

Oct 2017

4.50

Jul 2010

8.50

Sep 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2009 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

11.00

Nov 2017

11.00

Oct 2017

10.00

Jun 2008

480.00

Jan 1995

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Belgium

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Botswana

5.50

Nov 2017

5.50

Oct 2017

5.50

Nov 2017

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Brazil

7.50

Nov 2017

7.50

Oct 2017

7.25

Mar 2013

42.00

Mar 1999

% pa

monthly

Mar 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bulgaria

0.00

Dec 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Dec 2017

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Canada

1.00

Nov 2017

1.00

Oct 2017

0.25

May 2010

8.13

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Chile

2.50

Nov 2017

2.50

Oct 2017

0.50

May 2010

14.00

Sep 1998

% pa

monthly

May 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
China

2.25

Nov 2017

2.25

Oct 2017

1.80

Nov 2010

6.03

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Colombia

4.75

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Jan 2011

45.00

Nov 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Croatia

3.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Sep 2017

3.00

Oct 2017

1,926.92

Sep 1993

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Cyprus

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Czech Republic

0.05

Nov 2017

0.05

Oct 2017

0.05

Nov 2017

13.00

Jul 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Denmark

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

13.00

Aug 1980

% pa

monthly

Aug 1914 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ecuador

7.79

Nov 2017

7.86

Oct 2017

5.84

Sep 2004

21.81

Feb 1996

% pa

monthly

Jul 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Egypt

19.25

Nov 2017

19.25

Oct 2017

8.50

Oct 2011

21.50

Jul 1991

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Estonia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
European Union

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Finland

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
France

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Georgia

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.75

Jan 2014

12.00

Jul 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Germany

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Greece

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Hong Kong

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Hungary

0.90

Nov 2017

0.90

Oct 2017

0.90

Nov 2017

28.00

Jan 1996

% pa

monthly

Oct 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Iceland

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

4.25

Jul 2011

18.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
India

6.00

Nov 2017

6.00

Oct 2017

4.75

Feb 2010

9.00

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Indonesia

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

4.25

Nov 2017

6.25

Dec 2015

% pa

monthly

Jun 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ireland

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Israel

0.10

Nov 2017

0.10

Oct 2017

0.10

Nov 2017

13.50

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Italy

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ivory Coast

2.50

Mar 2017

2.50

Feb 2017

2.50

Mar 2017

13.00

Oct 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Japan

-0.10

Nov 2017

-0.10

Oct 2017

-0.10

Nov 2017

0.10

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Nov 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Jordan

4.75

Nov 2017

4.75

Oct 2017

2.50

Jun 2004

9.00

Jun 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1965 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kazakhstan

10.25

Nov 2017

10.25

Oct 2017

5.50

Mar 2017

300.00

Aug 1994

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kenya

10.00

Nov 2017

10.00

Oct 2017

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kosovo

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kuwait

2.75

Nov 2017

2.75

Oct 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kyrgyzstan

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

0.85

Mar 2010

56.05

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Laos

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

4.00

Aug 2010

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Latvia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Lebanon

10.00

Sep 2017

10.00

Aug 2017

3.00

Sep 1973

155.00

May 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Lithuania

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Luxembourg

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macau

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macedonia

3.25

Oct 2017

3.25

Sep 2017

3.21

Jun 2013

15.21

Dec 2002

% pa

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malawi

22.00

Nov 2017

22.00

Oct 2017

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malaysia

3.00

Nov 2017

3.00

Oct 2017

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malta

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mauritius

4.00

Nov 2017

4.00

Oct 2017

4.00

Nov 2017

14.00

Feb 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mexico

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Nov 2015

8.25

Dec 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Moldova

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2014

21.00

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Feb 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mongolia

12.00

Nov 2017

12.00

Oct 2017

6.40

Sep 2007

15.00

Nov 2016

% pa

monthly

Jul 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Montenegro

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Morocco

2.25

Nov 2017

2.25

Oct 2017

2.25

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jun 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Myanmar

10.00

2017

10.00

2016

4.00

1986

12.50

1996

% pa

yearly

1986 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

5.50

Jul 2005

8.00

Jul 2015

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Netherlands

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
New Zealand

1.75

Nov 2017

1.75

Oct 2017

1.75

Nov 2017

8.25

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Nigeria

14.00

Nov 2017

14.00

Oct 2017

6.00

Aug 2010

14.00

Nov 2017

% pa

monthly

Dec 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Norway

0.50

Nov 2017

0.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2017

11.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Oman

1.85

Nov 2017

1.74

Oct 2017

1.00

Jul 2016

6.50

Aug 2007

% pa

monthly

May 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Pakistan

6.25

Nov 2017

6.25

Oct 2017

6.25

Nov 2017

20.00

May 1997

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Paraguay

5.25

Nov 2017

5.25

Oct 2017

0.60

Aug 2010

8.25

Oct 2011

% pa

monthly

Jul 2010 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Peru

3.25

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

1.25

Apr 2010

6.50

Jan 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Philippines

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

% pa

monthly

Jun 2016 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Poland

1.50

Dec 2017

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Dec 2017

6.50

Feb 2005

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Portugal

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Qatar

5.00

Oct 2017

5.00

Sep 2017

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Romania

1.75

Nov 2017

1.75

Oct 2017

1.75

Nov 2017

21.25

May 2004

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Russia

8.25

Nov 2017

8.25

Oct 2017

5.50

Feb 2014

17.00

Jan 2015

% pa

monthly

Sep 2013 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Saudi Arabia

2.00

Nov 2017

2.00

Oct 2017

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Serbia

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

35.66

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Slovakia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Slovenia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
South Africa

6.75

Nov 2017

6.75

Oct 2017

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
South Korea

1.50

Nov 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Spain

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sri Lanka

7.25

Nov 2017

7.25

Oct 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sweden

-0.50

Nov 2017

-0.50

Oct 2017

-0.50

Nov 2017

40.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1987 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Switzerland

-0.74

Nov 2017

-0.74

Oct 2017

-0.77

Jun 2016

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Syria

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Jan 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

% pa

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Updated on Mar 2015
Taiwan

1.38

Nov 2017

1.38

Oct 2017

1.25

May 2010

14.40

Dec 1961

% pa

monthly

Jul 1961 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tajikistan

16.00

Nov 2017

16.00

Oct 2017

4.80

Apr 2014

81.00

Nov 1997

% pa

monthly

Jul 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Thailand

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.25

Jun 2010

5.00

Dec 2006

% pa

monthly

May 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tunisia

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

3.50

Jul 2012

5.88

Feb 2003

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Turkey

8.00

Nov 2017

8.00

Oct 2017

4.50

Dec 2013

10.00

Apr 2014

% pa

monthly

May 2010 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ukraine

13.50

Nov 2017

13.50

Oct 2017

6.50

Mar 2014

252.00

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Arab Emirates

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.00

Feb 2017

4.50

Nov 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
United Kingdom

0.50

Nov 2017

0.25

Oct 2017

0.25

Oct 2017

17.00

Jun 1980

% pa

monthly

Jun 1972 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
United States

1.07

Nov 2017

1.07

Oct 2017

0.04

Dec 2011

22.00

Dec 1980

% pa

monthly

Jul 1954 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Uruguay

9.25

Nov 2017

9.25

Oct 2017

5.00

Sep 2007

10.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Vietnam

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

3.00

Dec 2004

13.00

Feb 2012

% pa

monthly

Aug 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Yemen

16.07

Jan 2015

16.08

Dec 2014

10.74

Nov 2002

28.71

May 1996

% pa

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Updated on Mar 2015

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

79.3

2016

77.6

2015

68.7

2012

103.2

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

9.6

Oct 2017

18.0

Sep 2017

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

394.9

Jun 2017

114.4

Mar 2017

-0.8

Mar 1977

636.4

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

10.5

Sep 2017

12.6

Aug 2017

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Money Supply M2

36,012.43

Sep 2017

35,422.04

Aug 2017

3,215.06

Jan 1994

36,012.43

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,612.56

2022

3,256.48

2021

74.66

1990

3,612.56

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.39

2016

15.21

2015

0.23

1960

17.24

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

4.0

Jun 2017

3.8

Mar 2017

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.10

Jun 2017

0.51

Mar 2017

-0.10

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

15.9

Sep 2017

16.9

Aug 2017

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

23.2

2016

26.8

2015

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

1,666.7

Sep 2017

1,856.9

Aug 2017

91.0

Feb 1983

1,986.4

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

14.66

Oct 2017

13.85

Sep 2017

-4.21

Jan 2016

42.83

May 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

5,340.46

2022

4,986.48

2021

344.06

1980

5,340.46

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Public Consumption: % of GDP

8.3

Jun 2017

8.0

Mar 2017

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Equity Market Index

6,411.8

Nov 2017

6,617.4

Oct 2017

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit

48,295.8

Sep 2017

48,005.3

Aug 2017

4,964.3

Feb 1996

48,295.8

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.6

2016

3.2

2015

2.6

2016

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals

167,511

Nov 2017

152,429

Oct 2017

7,650

Jun 1987

224,791

Dec 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Core CPI Change

4.15

Oct 2017

4.59

Sep 2017

3.00

Jan 2016

7.45

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

4,351.47

2022

3,932.88

2021

99.81

1990

4,351.47

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

8,600.00

Dec 2016

4,100.00

Jun 2016

700.00

Jun 2012

8,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Population

21.4

2017

21.2

2016

7.1

1948

21.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.6

2016

15.3

2015

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

7.5

2016

7.0

2015

6.3

2014

8.0

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

10.05

Nov 2017

10.06

Oct 2017

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gold Reserves

917.07

Nov 2017

912.74

Oct 2017

0.00

Dec 1977

985.64

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

14,351.32

2022

13,461.87

2021

310.78

1990

14,351.32

2022

LKR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

26,300.00

Dec 2016

11,300.00

Jun 2016

2,000.00

Dec 2010

26,300.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

4.6

Jun 2017

7.3

Mar 2017

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Unemployment Rate

4.50

Jun 2017

4.10

Mar 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

18.5

Jun 2017

18.5

Mar 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

10.31

Sep 2017

11.06

Sep 2016

7.88

Dec 2014

13.93

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Exports

1,011.0

Sep 2017

1,000.6

Aug 2017

55.9

Apr 1983

1,070.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bank Lending Rate

11.43

Nov 2017

11.32

Oct 2017

6.35

Dec 2014

22.86

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

58.5

2016

59.0

2015

38.8

2008

71.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

17.3

Sep 2017

16.7

Aug 2017

-3.4

Jan 2016

20.3

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Trade Balance

-655.6

Sep 2017

-856.3

Aug 2017

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tax Revenue

10,043.95

2016

9,978.04

2015

1,527.06

1990

10,043.95

2016

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

17,737.84

2022

16,655.71

2021

1,135.08

1980

17,737.84

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

153.593

Nov 2017

153.490

Oct 2017

4.762

Nov 1967

153.593

Nov 2017

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,331.2

Nov 2017

6,517.4

Oct 2017

38.0

Apr 1970

8,501.4

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

0.2

Nov 2017

1.3

Oct 2017

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.20

2022

5.10

2021

-3.13

1992

12.16

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.4

2016

-7.6

2015

-10.4

2001

-5.4

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

8.8

Oct 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

-65.2

Feb 1959

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt

49,146.6

Jun 2017

46,515.5

Mar 2017

37,098.1

Dec 2012

49,146.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

144.6

Oct 2017

142.5

Sep 2017

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross National Product

20,005.91

Jun 2017

20,823.17

Mar 2017

12,223.55

Mar 2010

20,823.17

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Savings Rate

24.6

Jun 2017

24.8

Mar 2017

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

53.9

Jun 2017

54.7

Mar 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-3.9

Jun 2017

-3.2

Mar 2017

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
M2 Growth

21.2

Mar/2017

19.1

Feb/2017

8.0

Apr/1997

23.4

Apr/1996

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Nov 2017

7.5

Oct 2017

6.0

Dec 2015

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,729.82

Jun 2017

14,370.68

Mar 2017

9,287.99

Jun 2010

14,924.43

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Investment: % of GDP

33.1

Jun 2017

32.5

Mar 2017

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Business Confidence Growth

-3.4

Oct 2017

2.6

Sep 2017

-38.8

May 2016

20.0

May 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2016 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1.9

Jun 2017

0.5

Mar 2017

0.4

Mar 2016

3.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

5,301.64

Jun 2017

5,722.76

Mar 2017

2,980.12

Jun 2010

6,679.67

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.41

2022

-2.22

2021

-4.62

2011

-0.05

1984

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.00

2022

4.00

2021

4.00

2022

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

3,128.36

2016

3,935.41

2015

101.00

1996

45,444.72

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-1.8

Jul 2017

0.4

Jun 2017

-11.4

Apr 2016

26.2

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,224.39

2016

991.33

2013

174.95

1981

1,224.39

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

7,537.5

Jun 2017

7,463.9

Mar 2017

6,419.0

Dec 2012

7,653.1

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
P/E ratio

10.76

08 Dec 2017

10.77

07 Dec 2017

4.40

18 Jun 2001

29.53

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 08 Dec 2017

Updated on 08 Dec 2017
Tourism Revenue

3,518

2016

2,981

2015

1

1967

3,518

2016

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

8,138,728.00

Jun 2017

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

7,339,261.00

Jun 2012

8,230,207.00

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

105.3

2016

9.7

2015

-40.0

2010

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.00

2022

5.00

2021

1.48

1985

26.14

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

4.59

2022

4.73

2021

-16.35

2009

18.26

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
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
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 2017
Container Port Throughput

5,550,000.00

2016

5,185,467.00

2015

3,464,297.00

2009

5,550,000.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

69.42

2017

61.91

2016

33.36

2005

69.42

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

19.47

2014

7.76

2012

7.76

2012

19.47

2014

USD th

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017
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
GDP per Capita

3,835.00

2016

3,844.00

2015

140.00

1962

3,844.00

2015

USD

yearly

1959 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

67.1

Jun 2017

67.2

Mar 2017

59.5

Dec 2010

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Deposits

44,357.43

Jul 2017

43,719.32

Jun 2017

6,984.58

Dec 2002

44,357.43

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

799,936.41

2015

651,807.67

2014

189,449.65

2001

799,936.41

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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
Exports: Television

500.29

2016

2,528.36

2015

1.34

2009

6,273.47

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

118.49

2016

110.59

2015

0.00

1989

118.49

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
Minerals Production

182,928.00

2015

363,672.00

2014

174,311.00

2013

363,672.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

66,712.3

Jun 2017

64,590.6

Mar 2017

54,951.3

Mar 2014

66,712.3

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

20,454.2

Jun 2017

21,400.6

Mar 2017

4,097.0

Jun 2002

21,400.6

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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 2017
Current Account Balance

-795.4

Jun 2017

-685.0

Mar 2017

-1,695.3

Dec 2011

274.0

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

1,306

Aug 2017

1,253

Jul 2017

452

Sep 2001

1,306

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Aug 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.9

2016

10.1

2015

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

32.2

2014

31.9

2013

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Household Debt

6,380.4

Jun 2017

6,182.7

Mar 2017

2,814.8

Jun 2010

6,380.4

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

34,900

2016

17,000

2015

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.8

Sep 2017

3.6

Aug 2017

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,338.64

Jun 2017

-303.07

Mar 2017

-756.02

Sep 2015

1,943.18

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports Growth

12.6

Sep 2017

15.5

Aug 2017

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

18.0

2016

22.6

2015

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

8.77

Jun 2017

11.39

Mar 2017

2.73

Dec 2015

24.05

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,688.92

Jun 2017

1,720.22

Mar 2017

1,097.24

Mar 2010

1,926.60

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M1

4,938.21

Sep 2017

4,958.51

Aug 2017

1,168.07

Jan 1994

5,218.72

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.20

Jun 2017

5.04

Mar 2017

5.04

Mar 2017

11.70

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Population

22.14

2022

21.99

2021

14.60

1980

22.14

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Exports: ICT Goods

36,502.32

2015

69,820.07

2014

23,880.33

2009

148,842.11

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017