Sri Lanka Interest Rate  2003-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 7.25 percent on August 3th, 2018, saying the decision is consistent with stabilizing inflation at mid-single digit levels in the medium term, thereby contributing to a high and sustainable growth outlook. Economic growth is projected to record a gradual acceleration from the second quarter of the year supported by the expansion in services and industry related activities. Over the medium term, the economy is expected to reach its potential amid a competitive flexible exchange rate, a low inflation and stronger policy framework. The standing lending facility rate was also kept at 8.50 percent. Interest Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 7.83 percent from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.50 percent in February of 2007 and a record low of 6 percent in April of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-11 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25% 7.25%
2018-07-06 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25% 7.25%
2018-08-03 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25% 7.25%
2018-09-26 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25%
2018-11-07 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25%
2018-12-27 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25%


Sri Lanka Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 7.25 7.25 10.50 6.00 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 10.01 10.00 27.58 0.13 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 611450.00 635839.00 639432.00 602.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 804510.00 790970.00 841180.00 6091.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 6120850.00 6047720.00 6120850.00 11297.00 LKR Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1466562.60 1392598.10 1566323.60 437.10 LKR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 8302410.60 8250825.60 8302410.60 335513.60 LKR Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 7.10 5.99 19.79 5.07 percent [+]
Cash Reserve Ratio 7.50 7.50 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1850996.80 2063160.80 2063160.80 297382.00 LKR Million [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.50 23.00 7.50 percent [+]


Sri Lanka Interest Rate

In Sri Lanka, interest rates decisions are taken by The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The official interest rates are the Standing Deposit Facility (SDF) Rate and the Standing Lending Facility (SDFR) Rate. This page provides - Sri Lanka Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.25 7.25 10.50 6.00 2003 - 2018 percent Daily




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Brazil 6.50 Sep/18
India 6.50 Aug/18
South Africa 6.50 Sep/18
Indonesia 5.50 Aug/18
China 4.35 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.50 Aug/18
United States 2.00 Aug/18
Australia 1.50 Sep/18
Canada 1.50 Sep/18
South Korea 1.50 Aug/18
Singapore 1.06 Aug/18
United Kingdom 0.75 Sep/18
Euro Area 0.00 Sep/18
France 0.00 Sep/18
Germany 0.00 Sep/18
Italy 0.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.00 Sep/18
Spain 0.00 Sep/18
Japan -0.10 Sep/18
Switzerland -0.75 Sep/18


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