Sri Lanka Food Inflation - Forecast

Food Inflation in Sri Lanka is expected to be 5.07 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Sri Lanka to stand at 6.42 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Food Inflation is projected to trend around 6.35 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Sri Lanka Prices Last Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Inflation Rate 5.4 6.1 4.7 4.4 4.6 6
Consumer Price Index CPI 126 127 129 127 131 143
Core Consumer Prices 127 128 130 131 132 140
Core Inflation Rate 3.9 3.93 3.86 3.87 3.87 3.87
GDP Deflator 143 138 139 138 137 129
Producer Prices 136 134 140 142 144 152
Export Prices 124 146 133 130 138 136
Import Prices 137 133 133 133 133 133
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 -0.03 0.56 0.36 0.43 0.41
Producer Prices Change 6.3 5.7 6.1 6.3 5.9 3.8
CPI Transportation 108 104 103 103 113 115
Food Inflation 2.9 5.07 6.66 6.74 6.42 6.35