Sri Lanka Core Inflation Rate  Forecast


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Core Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 6.21 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in Sri Lanka to stand at 6.58 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.93 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Sri Lanka Prices Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 7.8 6.5 5.7 5.5 8.7 9.3
Consumer Price Index CPI 121 120 120 120 120 120
Core Consumer Prices 123 124 124 124 124 123
Core Inflation Rate 6 6.21 6.36 6.48 6.58 6.93
GDP Deflator 131 135 135 135 135 132
Producer Prices 126 123 122 121 120 114
Export Prices 135 133 132 131 130 122
Import Prices 133 129 128 127 127 123
Producer Prices Change 17.3 13.24 10.81 9.27 8.47 8
CPI Transportation 97.9 102 105 108 110 122
Food Inflation 12.6 11.24 7.24 5.77 6.02 6.41
Inflation Rate Mom 0.9 0.62 0.84 0.71 0.77 0.76