Sunday November 11 2018
Sri Lanka - Credit Rating at 37.50


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Sri Lanka stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Sri Lanka was last set at B1 with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Sri Lanka was last reported at B+ with stable outlook.





Saturday November 10 2018
Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio at 7.50 percent


Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio was quoted at 7.50 percent on Friday November 9.





Saturday November 10 2018
Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate at 10.00 percent


Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 10 percent on Friday November 9.





Friday November 09 2018
Sri Lanka Imports at 1887.12 USD Million


Imports to Sri Lanka rose 1.6 percent year-on-year to USD 1,887 million in August 2018, from USD 1,857 million a year earlier.





Friday November 09 2018
Sri Lanka Exports at 1037.36 USD Million


Exports from Sri Lanka advanced 3.7 percent year-on-year to USD 1,037 million in August 2018, from USD 1,000 million a year earlier.





Friday November 09 2018
Sri Lanka Balance of Trade at -849.80 USD Million


Sri Lanka trade deficit narrowed slightly to USD 850 million in August 2018 from USD 856 million a year earlier. Exports advanced 3.7 percent to USD 1,037 million from USD 1,000 million, while imports rose 1.6 percent to USD 1,887 million from USD 1,857 million. Considering the first eight months of 2018, Sri Lanka trade gap jumped 17.1 percent to USD 7,240 million when compared with the same period of the previous year, as purchases increased 10.9 percent to USD 15,083 million and shipments went up at a softer 5.8 percent to USD 7,842 million.





Thursday November 08 2018
Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals at 153123.00


The number of visitors from abroad to Sri Lanka went up 0.5 percent year-on-year to 153,123 in October 2018, following a 2.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the weakest growth rate since November 2017, as tourist arrivals from China, the Sri Lanka’s second-largest source market of tourist tumbled 13.6 percent to 18,882 persons. Also, other decreases were seen from Germany (-2.6 percent to 9,920), France (-6.8 percent to 4,784) and Russia (-22.2 percent to 3,096). Meanwhile, tourist arrivals from India, the Sri Lanka's largest source market of tourist, rose 3.2 percent to 38,169 persons. Biggest increases in arrivals were recorded from the UK (41.2 percent to 16,936) and Australia (33 percent to 6,847). Visitors from Europe accounted for 43 percent of all tourists visiting Sri Lanka and Asia Pacific accounted for 47 percent of the total. Considering January to October number of visitors increased by 10.6 percent year-on-year to 1.885 million.





Monday November 05 2018
Sri Lanka Cpi Housing Utilities at 112.00 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Sri Lanka increased to 112 Index Points in October from 111.40 Index Points in September of 2018.





Monday November 05 2018
Sri Lanka Interest Rate at 7.25 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Sri Lanka was last recorded at 7.25 percent.





Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka at 100.00


Sri Lanka is ranked 100 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Sri Lanka improved to 100 in 2018 from 111 in 2017.