Sri Lanka Imports  Forecast


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Imports in Sri Lanka is expected to be 1691.34 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Sri Lanka to stand at 1661.26 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Imports is projected to trend around 1540.56 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Sri Lanka Trade Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade -656 -824 -664 -648 -633 -650
Exports 1011 973 963 952 941 863
Imports 1667 1691 1689 1676 1661 1541
Current Account -795 -583 -443 -548 -444 -437
Current Account to GDP -2.4 -2.6 -2.2 -2.2 -3.5 -3.5
External Debt 49147 48520 49332 48730 48577 45540
Terms of Trade 102 105 106 107 107 109
Tourist Arrivals 152429 227000 191000 125000 154000 244000
Gold Reserves 22.3 20.88 20.21 19.6 19.04 15.58
Terrorism Index 3.49 3.64 3.8 3.95 4.11 6.01
Tourism Revenues 328 282 260 270 256 225
Remittances 557 689 561 558 556 748
Foreign Direct Investment 395 549 123 409 84.36 411