Wednesday July 18 2018
Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio at 7.50 percent


Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio was quoted at 7.50 percent on Tuesday July 17.





Wednesday July 18 2018
Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate at 10.03 percent


Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 10.03 percent on Tuesday July 17.





Monday July 16 2018
Sri Lanka Services PMI at 58.70


The services sector PMI in Sri Lanka increased to 58.7 in June of 2018 from 56.9 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the strongest pace of expansion since December of 2017, as business activity, employment and expectations for activity advanced further. Within business activity, financial services, health services and wholesale and retail trade sectors improved while transportation of goods and warehousing sector eased in June. Additionally, employment increased to the highest since December of 2015, along with a decline in backlogs of work. Also, optimism on the three-month business outlook strengthened. On the price front, output cost inflation accelerated.





Monday July 16 2018
Sri Lanka Manufacturing PMI at 57.60


The Manufacturing PMI in Sri Lanka decreased to 57.6 in June of 2018 from 60.6 in the previous month. The reading pointed to a slowdown in factory activity, as declines were seen for production, namely manufacturing of food, beverages and tobacco; new orders and stock of purchases. Also, the suppliers’ delivery time lengthened due to adverse weather conditions. On the other hand, employment increased in June and expectations regarding output for the next three months improved.





Monday July 16 2018
Sri Lanka Producer Prices at 133.00 Index Points


Producer Prices in Sri Lanka increased to 133 Index Points in May from 131.80 Index Points in April of 2018.





Monday July 16 2018
Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change at 5.60 percent


Producer prices in Sri Lanka rose 5.6 percent year-on-year in May of 2018, easing from an upwardly revised 6.8 percent gain in the previous month. It was the lowest producer inflation rate since October 2016, as cost slowed for agriculture (0.5 percent compared to 6.1 percent in April) mainly due to growing of vegetables, cereals and production of eggs. Additionally, prices continued to fall for electricity & water supply (-3.4 percent, the same as in April). Meanwhile, cost of manufacturing advanced further (9.0 percent compared to 7.9 percent), namely coke, refined petroleum & nuclear fuel (14.5 percent), chemicals and chemical products (11.5 percent) and publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media (10.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.9 percent, after dropping 1.3 percent in the prior month.





Sunday July 15 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.





Friday July 13 2018
Sri Lanka Tourism Revenues at 240.10 USD Million


Tourism Revenues in Sri Lanka decreased to 240.10 USD Million in May from 334.60 USD Million in April of 2018.





Friday July 13 2018
Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons at 342210.00


The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 342210 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 358350 in the third quarter of 2017.





Friday July 13 2018
Sri Lanka Terms of Trade at 114.30 Index Points


Terms of Trade in Sri Lanka increased to 114.30 Index Points in April from 91.67 Index Points in March of 2018.