Sri Lanka recorded a Current Account deficit of 1139.47 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2021. It is the biggest trade gap since the first quarter of 2012. source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Current Account in Sri Lanka averaged -454.24 USD Million from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 449.76 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of -1695.29 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2011. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sri Lanka Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Current Account in Sri Lanka is expected to be -2300.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Current Account is projected to trend around -2000.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Current Account



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-01-03 02:30 PM Q3 $-741M $-996M $-510M
2022-04-05 09:00 AM Q4 $-1139M $-766M $500M
2022-07-07 11:00 AM Q1 $-1139M


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade -729.00 -762.00 USD Million Apr 2022
Current Account -1139.47 -766.32 USD Million Dec 2021
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -2.20 percent of GDP Dec 2020
Exports 969.80 1057.00 USD Million Apr 2022
Imports 1669.00 1819.00 USD Million Apr 2022
External Debt 50724.21 51117.43 USD Million Dec 2021
Terms of Trade 86.63 100.47 points Mar 2022
Tourism Revenues 173.60 148.10 USD Million Feb 2022
Remittances 204.90 259.20 USD Million Feb 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 178.75 178.16 USD Million Dec 2021

Sri Lanka Current Account
Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1139.47 -766.32 449.76 -1695.29 2001 - 2021 USD Million Quarterly