Sri Lanka recorded a Current Account deficit of 462 USD Million in the third quarter of 2018. Current Account in Sri Lanka averaged -439.26 USD Million from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 255.28 USD Million in the third quarter of 2009 and a record low of -1695.29 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Current Account in Sri Lanka is expected to be -930.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Sri Lanka to stand at -890.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Current Account is projected to trend around -810.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.