Lending Rate in Sri Lanka remained unchanged at 9 percent in December from 9 percent in November of 2018. Lending Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 10.52 percent from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 7.50 percent in April of 2015.

Lending Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 8.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Lending Rate in Sri Lanka to stand at 9.75 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Standing Lending Facility Rate is projected to trend around 8.75 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Sri Lanka Standing Lending Facility Rate
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Sri Lanka Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 8.00 7.25 10.50 6.00 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 10.47 10.45 27.58 0.13 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 619588.00 619580.00 639432.00 602.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 809000.00 791550.00 841180.00 6091.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 6284500.00 6243720.00 6284500.00 11297.00 LKR Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1212427.90 1386166.90 1566323.60 437.10 LKR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 8594811.00 8520201.00 8594811.00 335513.60 LKR Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 7.10 5.99 19.79 5.07 percent [+]
Cash Reserve Ratio 6.00 6.00 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1806659.00 1766798.00 2063160.80 297382.00 LKR Million [+]
Lending Rate 9.00 9.00 23.00 7.50 percent [+]

Sri Lanka Standing Lending Facility Rate

In Sri Lanka, the lending rate refers to interest rate applicable on reverse repurchase transactions of the Central Bank with Commercial banks on an overnight basis under the Standing Facility, providing the ceiling rate for the injection of overnight liquidity to the banking system by the central bank. This page provides - Sri Lanka Lending Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Standing Lending Facility Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 9.00 23.00 7.50 1999 - 2018 percent Monthly

Country Last Previous
Turkey 25.50 Nov/18
South Africa 10.00 Apr/18
Indonesia 6.75 Nov/18
United Kingdom 1.00 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.25 Dec/18