Sri Lanka Policy Rate

1997 - 2019 | 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 8.00 % pa in Apr 2019, compared with 8.00 % pa in the previous Mar 2019. Sri Lanka's Policy Rate averaged 8.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jan 1997 to Apr 2019. 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 10.62 % pa in Apr 2019. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Govt Paper: Primary: Yield: WA: Bonds: Above 10 Years) was reported at 12.23 % pa in Nov 2018. Sri Lanka's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 174.64 (LKR/USD) in Apr 2019.

What was Sri Lanka's Policy Rate in Apr 2019?

Last

8.00

Apr 2019
Previous

8.00

Mar 2019
Min

6.00

Jan 2016
Max

20.00

Jan 2001
Unit

% pa

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jan 1997 - Apr 2019

Updated on 30 Apr 2019
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

8.00

Apr 2019

8.00

Mar 2019

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2019

Updated on 30 Apr 2019

View Sri Lanka's Policy Rate from Jan 1997 to Apr 2019 in the chart:

Sri Lanka Policy Rate

Sri Lanka Policy Rate

Series Details
Series ID

56980302

Name

Sri Lanka Policy Rate

Country

Sri Lanka

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

% pa

Status

Active

Source

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

First Date

Jan 1997

Last Date

Apr 2019

Last Updated

30 Apr 2019

Statistics
Mean

8.91

Variance

6.65

Standard deviation

2.58

Skewness

1.77

Kurtosis

3.97

Coefficient variation

0.29

Median

8.00

Max
Jan 2001

20.00

Min
Jan 2016

6.00

Previous observation
Mar 2019

8.00

Last observation
Apr 2019

8.00

Number of Observations

268

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Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

12.240

Apr 2019

12.230

Mar 2019

6.350

Dec 2014

22.860

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jun 1989 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
Exchange Rate against USD

174.643

Apr 2019

178.095

Mar 2019

4.762

Nov 1967

181.602

Jan 2019

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
Short Term Interest Rate

10.62

Apr 2019

11.00

Mar 2019

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Long Term Interest Rate

12.23

Nov 2018

11.90

Oct 2018

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Nov 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Real Effective Exchange Rate

130.4

Mar 2019

131.3

Feb 2019

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: SLIBOR: 3 Months

10.620

Apr 2019

11.000

Mar 2019

6.570

Jan 2015

26.170

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

174.643

Apr 2019

178.095

Mar 2019

4.762

Nov 1967

181.602

Jan 2019

LKR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
Spot FX Rate: Com Banks: Sri Lanka Rupee to Euro

196.682

Apr 2019

197.773

Mar 2019

66.730

Oct 2000

209.070

Dec 2018

LKR/EUR

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30

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7,600.638

2017

3,128.358

2016

101.000

1996

45,444.717

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

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Bank Lending Rate

12.240

Apr 2019

12.230

Mar 2019

6.350

Dec 2014

22.860

Feb 2001

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monthly

Jun 1989 - Apr 2019

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Business Confidence Growth

2.6

Mar 2019

-10.0

Feb 2019

-38.8

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20.0

May 2017

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monthly

May 2016 - Mar 2019

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33.8

Mar 2019

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Feb 2019

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

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monthly

May 2015 - Mar 2019

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Jan 2019

-6.621

Oct 2018

42.829

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monthly

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Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.0

2018

15.2

2017

8.6

2001

17.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2018

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Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.3

2018

-5.5

2017

-9.9

2009

-5.1

1992

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

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Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.9

Mar 2019

2.4

Feb 2019

-4.2

Jul 1960

32.5

Aug 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1960 - Mar 2019

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6,000,000.000

2017

5,550,000.000

2016

3,464,297.000

2009

6,000,000.000

2017

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yearly

2008 - 2017

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3.087

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2.683

Aug 2018

1.707

May 2018

7.455

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monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2018

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-815.1

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Sep 2018

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274.0

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quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2018

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17.0

Dec 2018

17.0

Sep 2018

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

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quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

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Domestic Credit

49,990.7

Mar 2019

50,175.9

Feb 2019

4,964.3

Feb 1996

51,074.3

Sep 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2019

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Domestic Credit Growth

13.3

Mar 2019

16.4

Feb 2019

-1.0

Apr 2010

42.7

Mar 2012

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monthly

Jan 1997 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
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1,296

Jan 2019

1,268

Dec 2018

452

Sep 2001

1,374

Mar 2018

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monthly

Aug 1998 - Jan 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Employed Persons

8,088,448.000

Dec 2018

8,040,704.000

Sep 2018

7,339,261.000

Jun 2012

8,299,911.000

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2018

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Equity Market Index

5,478.4

Apr 2019

5,557.2

Mar 2019

137.5

Nov 1988

7,798.0

Feb 2011

1985=100

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2019

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174.643

Apr 2019

178.095

Mar 2019

4.762

Nov 1967

181.602

Jan 2019

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monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
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65,608.530

2017

41,275.347

2016

23,880.333

2009

148,842.114

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

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6,461.706

2017

3,650.142

2016

512.725

1999

6,461.706

2017

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yearly

1995 - 2017

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2,909.366

2017

2,208.325

2016

314.000

1995

24,443.316

2005

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yearly

1995 - 2017

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29,043.066

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17,939.431

2016

2,323.782

2007

46,296.679

2014

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yearly

1995 - 2017

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3,317.147

2017

500.293

2016

1.340

2009

6,273.469

2003

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yearly

1995 - 2017

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52,310.5

Dec 2018

52,641.2

Sep 2018

37,098.1

Dec 2012

53,260.7

Jun 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
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66.2

2018

58.8

2017

38.8

2008

66.2

2018

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yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
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7,999.1

Dec 2018

7,805.7

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6,419.0

Dec 2012

8,016.5

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quarterly

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10.1

2018

9.6

2017

2.3

2006

11.4

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
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5.000

2024

4.950

2023

1.481

1985

26.145

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

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-2.505

2024

-2.432

2023

-4.615

2011

-0.054

1984

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yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-24
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4.804

2024

5.750

2023

-16.346

2009

18.261

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

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2024

17,162.780

2023

1,068.690

1980

18,154.910

2024

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yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
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4,716.230

2024

4,306.840

2023

99.814

1990

4,716.230

2024

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yearly

1990 - 2024

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17,195.980

2024

16,187.550

2023

310.780

1990

17,195.980

2024

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yearly

1990 - 2024

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3,867.220

2024

3,531.980

2023

74.662

1990

3,867.220

2024

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yearly

1990 - 2024

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5,084.740

2024

4,809.550

2023

322.965

1980

5,084.740

2024

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yearly

1980 - 2024

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23.209

2024

22.949

2023

15.557

1980

23.209

2024

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yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

4.790

2024

4.630

2023

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1992

12.162

1996

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
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4.400

2024

4.400

2023

4.000

2012

15.897

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
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352.2

Dec 2018

118.6

Sep 2018

-0.8

Mar 1977

961.4

Dec 2017

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quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
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1.7

Dec 2018

0.5

Sep 2018

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2018

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Foreign Exchange Reserves

6,325.2

Apr 2019

6,735.9

Mar 2019

38.0

Apr 1970

9,018.4

Apr 2018

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monthly

Dec 1956 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

6.779

Dec 2018

6.956

Sep 2018

4.989

Mar 2017

11.704

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-19
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

3.9

Mar 2019

3.6

Feb 2019

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-761.109

Dec 2018

-1,083.863

Sep 2018

-1,083.863

Sep 2018

1,943.019

Sep 2016

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quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

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2.9

Dec 2018

3.9

Sep 2018

-3.5

Dec 2011

13.3

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
GDP per Capita

4,102.000

2018

4,104.000

2017

140.000

1962

4,104.000

2017

USD

yearly

1959 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-19
Gold Reserves

819.730

Apr 2019

825.378

Mar 2019

0.000

Dec 1977

985.636

Sep 2013

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1977 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Government Debt: % of GDP

82.9

2018

76.9

2017

68.7

2012

102.3

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
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5,487.658

Dec 2018

5,357.484

Sep 2018

2,980.121

Jun 2010

6,420.167

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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20,133.520

Dec 2018

22,312.257

Sep 2018

12,223.551

Mar 2010

22,531.675

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

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24.2

Dec 2018

17.3

Sep 2018

13.9

Mar 2010

32.9

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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7,199.1

Dec 2018

7,351.7

Sep 2018

2,814.8

Jun 2010

7,351.7

Sep 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
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8.8

2018

7.8

2017

6.3

2014

8.8

2018

%

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
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1,224.392

2016

991.333

2013

174.950

1981

1,224.392

2016

USD

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2019-02-08
Household Income per Capita

1,385.427

2016

1,102.563

2013

125.248

1981

1,385.427

2016

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yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2018-12-12
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1,009,107.100

2017

965,194.301

2016

189,449.651

2001

1,009,107.100

2017

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-20
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404,825.500

2017

403,810.090

2016

58,362.752

1999

404,825.500

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

70,014.545

2017

75,292.204

2016

13,803.636

2000

75,292.204

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

469,614.163

2017

481,183.060

2016

49,273.592

2001

481,183.060

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
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118,622.990

2017

104,767.446

2016

16,704.850

2009

118,622.990

2017

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yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
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31.2

Dec 2018

23.0

Sep 2018

21.1

Mar 2010

44.0

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Labour Force Participation Rate

52.2

Dec 2018

51.8

Sep 2018

51.1

Jun 2018

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

4.45

Dec 2018

5.04

Sep 2018

-0.55

Jun 2017

9.55

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Jun 2013 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

72.460

2018

70.620

2017

33.360

2005

72.460

2018

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Liquid Assets Ratio

28.6

2017

27.3

2016

26.6

2012

35.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Long Term Interest Rate

12.23

Nov 2018

11.90

Oct 2018

7.88

Dec 2014

14.23

Mar 2016

% pa

monthly

Jan 2012 - Nov 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

19.7

2018

21.6

2017

7.5

2000

34.5

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
Minerals Production

257,864.000

2017

248,890.000

2016

174,311.000

2013

363,672.000

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Money Supply M1

4,792.942

Mar 2019

4,518.640

Feb 2019

1,168.073

Jan 1994

5,404.700

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Money Supply M2

36,778.083

Mar 2019

36,270.757

Feb 2019

3,215.059

Jan 1994

38,944.939

Aug 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,469.821

2015

1,313.711

2014

899.537

2005

1,469.821

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

1,777.500

Dec 2017

8,600.000

Dec 2016

700.000

Jun 2012

8,600.000

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

14,228.300

Dec 2017

26,300.000

Dec 2016

2,000.000

Dec 2010

26,300.000

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicles Sales

16,006

2017

34,900

2016

3,000

2010

34,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-54.1

2017

105.3

2016

-54.1

2017

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Nominal GDP

20,996.1

Dec 2018

22,846.9

Sep 2018

4,097.0

Jun 2002

23,074.6

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Nominal GDP Growth

4.755

Dec 2018

7.524

Sep 2018

3.238

Dec 2015

24.050

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

3.4

2018

2.5

2017

2.5

2017

15.8

1999

%

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

2,603,178.000

2017

2,479,802.000

2016

22,772.000

1960

3,608,392.000

2011

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-18
Number of Subscriber Mobile

28,199,083.000

2017

25,797,199.000

2016

0.000

1989

28,199,083.000

2017

Person

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
P/E ratio

8.150

15 May 2019

8.190

14 May 2019

4.400

18 Jun 2001

29.530

14 Feb 2011

NA

daily

17 Aug 1998 - 15 May 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Population

21.7

2018

21.4

2017

7.1

1948

21.7

2018

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2018

Updated on 2018-12-12
Private Consumption Expenditure

13,913.383

Dec 2018

16,929.438

Sep 2018

9,287.997

Jun 2010

16,929.438

Sep 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

66.3

Dec 2018

74.1

Sep 2018

59.5

Dec 2010

77.3

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,995.927

Dec 2018

1,965.165

Sep 2018

1,097.232

Mar 2010

2,151.674

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Public Consumption: % of GDP

9.5

Dec 2018

8.6

Sep 2018

7.0

Mar 2012

9.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Real Effective Exchange Rate

130.4

Mar 2019

131.3

Feb 2019

90.8

Feb 2004

155.1

Jan 2015

2005=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Real GDP Growth

1.8

Dec 2018

3.5

Sep 2018

0.5

Dec 2013

16.1

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Apr 2019

5.0

Mar 2019

5.0

Apr 2019

12.0

Jul 1999

%

monthly

Mar 1997 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

10.62

Apr 2019

11.00

Mar 2019

6.57

Jan 2015

26.17

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jul 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Tax Revenue

10,536.656

2018

10,958.207

2017

1,527.063

1990

10,958.207

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Teledensity: Fixed Line

12.469

2017

11.923

2016

0.231

1960

17.762

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Mobile

135.073

2017

124.034

2016

0.000

1989

135.073

2017

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Total Deposits

46,040.379

Nov 2018

47,091.696

Oct 2018

6,984.576

Dec 2002

49,401.584

Aug 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Nov 2018

Updated on 2019-03-15
Total Exports

1,136.9

Mar 2019

981.1

Feb 2019

55.9

Apr 1983

1,136.9

Mar 2019

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Total Exports Growth

2.6

Mar 2019

7.2

Feb 2019

-50.3

Nov 1985

134.6

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Total Imports

1,729.0

Mar 2019

1,432.4

Feb 2019

91.0

Feb 1983

2,048.5

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Total Imports Growth

-12.6

Mar 2019

-27.6

Feb 2019

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Tourism Revenue

4,381

2018

3,925

2017

1

1967

4,381

2018

USD mn

yearly

1966 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-09
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.6

2018

11.6

2017

-23.2

1996

114.7

1972

%

yearly

1967 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-09
Trade Balance

-592.2

Mar 2019

-451.3

Feb 2019

-1,100.6

Nov 2011

110.1

Aug 2002

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Unemployment Rate

4.60

Dec 2018

4.10

Sep 2018

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Visitor Arrivals

166,975

Apr 2019

244,328

Mar 2019

7,650

Jun 1987

253,169

Dec 2018

Person

monthly

Jan 1979 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-06
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-7.5

Apr 2019

4.7

Mar 2019

-75.4

Aug 1983

227.7

Aug 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-06

More Countries/Regions for Policy Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

1.00

Apr 2019

1.00

Mar 2019

1.00

Apr 2019

18.00

Jan 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Algeria

3.75

Apr 2019

3.75

Mar 2019

2.75

Sep 1986

15.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1963 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Armenia

5.75

Apr 2019

5.75

Mar 2019

3.00

Nov 2005

18.00

May 2001

% pa

monthly

May 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Australia

1.50

Apr 2019

1.50

Mar 2019

1.50

Apr 2019

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Austria

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Azerbaijan

9.00

Mar 2019

9.25

Feb 2019

2.00

Oct 2010

15.00

Jan 2018

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Bahrain

2.75

Apr 2019

2.75

Mar 2019

0.50

Nov 2015

5.00

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Bangladesh

6.00

Apr 2019

6.00

Mar 2019

4.50

Jul 2010

8.50

Sep 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2009 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Belarus

10.00

Apr 2019

10.00

Mar 2019

10.00

Apr 2019

480.00

Jan 1995

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Belgium

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Botswana

5.00

Apr 2019

5.00

Mar 2019

5.00

Apr 2019

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Brazil

6.50

Apr 2019

6.50

Mar 2019

6.50

Apr 2019

42.00

Mar 1999

% pa

monthly

Mar 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Bulgaria

0.00

May 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

May 2019

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Canada

1.75

Apr 2019

1.75

Mar 2019

0.25

May 2010

8.13

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Chile

3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

0.50

May 2010

14.00

Sep 1998

% pa

monthly

May 1995 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
China

2.25

Apr 2019

2.25

Mar 2019

1.80

Nov 2010

6.03

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1998 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Colombia

4.25

Apr 2019

4.25

Mar 2019

3.00

Jan 2011

45.00

Nov 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1995 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Croatia

3.00

Mar 2019

3.00

Feb 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

1,926.92

Sep 1993

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Cyprus

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Czech Republic

0.75

Apr 2019

0.75

Mar 2019

0.05

Jul 2018

13.00

Jul 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Denmark

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

13.00

Aug 1980

% pa

monthly

Aug 1914 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Ecuador

8.62

Apr 2019

8.75

Mar 2019

5.84

Sep 2004

21.81

Feb 1996

% pa

monthly

Jul 1995 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Egypt

16.25

Apr 2019

16.25

Mar 2019

8.50

Oct 2011

21.50

Jul 1991

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Estonia

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
European Union

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Finland

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
France

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Georgia

6.50

Apr 2019

6.50

Mar 2019

3.75

Jan 2014

12.00

Jul 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Germany

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Greece

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Hong Kong SAR

2.75

Apr 2019

2.75

Mar 2019

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
Hungary

0.90

Apr 2019

0.90

Mar 2019

0.90

Apr 2019

28.00

Jan 1996

% pa

monthly

Oct 1990 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Iceland

5.25

Apr 2019

5.25

Mar 2019

4.25

Jul 2011

18.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
India

6.00

Apr 2019

6.25

Mar 2019

4.75

Feb 2010

9.00

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Indonesia

6.00

Apr 2019

6.00

Mar 2019

4.25

Apr 2018

6.25

Dec 2015

% pa

monthly

Jun 2015 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Ireland

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Israel

0.25

Apr 2019

0.25

Mar 2019

0.10

Oct 2018

13.50

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1998 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Italy

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
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 2017-05-24
Japan

-0.10

Apr 2019

-0.10

Mar 2019

-0.10

Apr 2019

0.10

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Nov 2008 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
Jordan

5.75

Apr 2019

5.75

Mar 2019

2.50

Jun 2004

9.00

Jun 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1965 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Kazakhstan

9.00

Apr 2019

9.25

Mar 2019

5.50

Mar 2017

300.00

Aug 1994

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Kenya

9.00

Apr 2019

9.00

Mar 2019

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
South Korea

1.75

Apr 2019

1.75

Mar 2019

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Kosovo

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Kuwait

3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Kyrgyzstan

4.50

Apr 2019

4.50

Mar 2019

0.85

Mar 2010

56.05

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Laos

4.00

Apr 2019

4.00

Mar 2019

4.00

Apr 2019

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Latvia

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Lebanon

10.00

Apr 2019

10.00

Mar 2019

3.00

Sep 1973

155.00

May 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1964 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-02
Lithuania

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Luxembourg

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Macau SAR

2.75

Apr 2019

2.75

Mar 2019

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
Macedonia

2.25

Apr 2019

2.25

Mar 2019

2.25

Apr 2019

15.21

Dec 2002

% pa

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Malawi

16.00

Apr 2019

16.00

Mar 2019

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Malaysia

3.00

May 2019

3.25

Apr 2019

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Malta

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Mauritius

3.50

Apr 2019

3.50

Mar 2019

3.50

Apr 2019

14.00

Feb 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Mexico

8.25

Apr 2019

8.25

Mar 2019

3.00

Nov 2015

8.25

Apr 2019

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Moldova

6.50

Apr 2019

6.50

Mar 2019

3.50

Nov 2014

21.00

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Feb 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Mongolia

11.00

Apr 2019

11.00

Mar 2019

6.40

Sep 2007

15.00

Nov 2016

% pa

monthly

Jul 2007 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Montenegro

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Morocco

2.25

Apr 2019

2.25

Mar 2019

2.25

Apr 2019

7.00

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jun 1995 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Myanmar

10.00

2019

10.00

2018

4.00

1986

12.50

1996

% pa

yearly

1986 - 2019

Updated on 2019-03-29
Nepal

6.50

Apr 2019

6.50

Mar 2019

5.50

Jul 2005

8.00

Jul 2015

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Netherlands

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
New Zealand

1.75

Apr 2019

1.75

Mar 2019

1.75

Apr 2019

8.25

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Nigeria

13.50

Apr 2019

13.50

Mar 2019

6.00

Aug 2010

14.00

Feb 2019

% pa

monthly

Dec 2006 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Norway

1.00

Apr 2019

1.00

Mar 2019

0.50

Aug 2018

11.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Oman

2.99

Apr 2019

2.99

Mar 2019

1.00

Jul 2016

6.50

Aug 2007

% pa

monthly

May 2007 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Pakistan

11.25

Apr 2019

10.75

Mar 2019

6.25

Dec 2017

20.00

May 1997

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Paraguay

4.75

Apr 2019

4.75

Mar 2019

0.60

Aug 2010

8.25

Oct 2011

% pa

monthly

Jul 2010 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Peru

2.75

Apr 2019

2.75

Mar 2019

1.25

Apr 2010

6.50

Jan 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2003 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Philippines

5.25

Apr 2019

5.25

Mar 2019

3.50

Apr 2018

5.25

Apr 2019

% pa

monthly

Jun 2016 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Poland

1.50

Apr 2019

1.50

Mar 2019

1.50

Apr 2019

6.50

Feb 2005

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-23
Portugal

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Qatar

5.00

Mar 2019

5.00

Feb 2019

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Romania

2.50

Apr 2019

2.50

Mar 2019

1.75

Dec 2017

21.25

May 2004

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Russia

7.75

Apr 2019

7.75

Mar 2019

5.50

Feb 2014

17.00

Jan 2015

% pa

monthly

Sep 2013 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Saudi Arabia

3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Serbia

3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

3.00

Apr 2019

35.66

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Slovakia

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Slovenia

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
South Africa

6.75

Apr 2019

6.75

Mar 2019

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Spain

0.00

Apr 2019

0.00

Mar 2019

0.00

Apr 2019

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Sweden

-0.25

Apr 2019

-0.25

Mar 2019

-0.50

Dec 2018

40.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-02
Switzerland

-0.74

Oct 2018

-0.79

Sep 2018

-0.79

Sep 2018

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-11-21
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 2015-03-08
Taiwan

1.38

Apr 2019

1.38

Mar 2019

1.25

May 2010

14.40

Dec 1961

% pa

monthly

Jul 1961 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Tajikistan

14.75

Apr 2019

14.75

Mar 2019

4.80

Apr 2014

120.00

Jul 1997

% pa

monthly

Jul 1997 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Thailand

1.75

Apr 2019

1.75

Mar 2019

1.25

Jun 2010

5.00

Dec 2006

% pa

monthly

May 2000 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Tunisia

7.75

May 2019

7.75

Apr 2019

3.50

Jul 2012

7.75

May 2019

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Turkey

24.00

Apr 2019

24.00

Mar 2019

4.50

Dec 2013

24.00

Apr 2019

% pa

monthly

May 2010 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Ukraine

17.50

Apr 2019

18.00

Mar 2019

6.50

Mar 2014

300.00

Nov 1994

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
United Arab Emirates

2.75

Apr 2019

2.75

Mar 2019

1.00

Feb 2017

4.50

Nov 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2007 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
United Kingdom

0.75

Apr 2019

0.75

Mar 2019

0.25

Oct 2017

17.00

Jun 1980

% pa

monthly

Jun 1972 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
United States

2.45

Apr 2019

2.43

Mar 2019

0.04

Dec 2011

22.00

Dec 1980

% pa

monthly

Jul 1954 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-01
Uruguay

9.25

Apr 2019

9.25

Mar 2019

5.00

Sep 2007

10.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2007 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Vietnam

4.25

Apr 2019

4.25

Mar 2019

3.00

Dec 2004

13.00

Feb 2012

% pa

monthly

Aug 2003 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
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 2015-03-15
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