Sunday April 23 2017
Sri Lanka Foreign Exchange Reserves at 901651.00 LKR Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Sri Lanka increased to 901651 LKR Million in December from 835049.20 LKR Million in November of 2016.





Sunday April 23 2017
Sri Lanka Private Sector Credit at 4203543.00 LKR Million


Private Sector Credit in Sri Lanka increased to 4203543 LKR Million in January from 4181579 LKR Million in December of 2016.





Sunday April 23 2017
Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio at 7.50 percent


Sri Lanka Cash Reserve Ratio was quoted at 7.50 percent on Friday April 21.





Sunday April 23 2017
Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate at 11.27 percent


Sri Lanka Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 11.27 percent on Friday April 21.





Friday April 21 2017
Sri Lanka Prime Lending Rate at 11.70 percent


Bank Lending Rate in Sri Lanka increased to 11.70 percent in February from 11.49 percent in January of 2017.





Thursday April 20 2017
Sri Lanka Manufacturing PMI at 66.50


The Manufacturing PMI in Sri Lanka increased to 66.5 in March of 2017 from 57.1 in the previous month. It is the highest reading since May of 2015, boosted by increasing orders and manufacturing activities due to new year seasonal demand. In addition, stock of purchases increased. In contrast, suppliers’ delivery time declined with normalising supply arrangements especially from China after their new year period. Employment also dropped slightly compared to the previous month. Expectations for activities show a moderation for the next three months.





Thursday April 20 2017
Sri Lanka Services PMI at 60.80


The Services Sector PMI in Sri Lanka increased to 60.8 in March of 2017 from 57.3 in February. It is the highest reading in seven months, boosted by expansions in new businesses and business activity while backlogs of work declined at a slower rate. In contrast, employment and expectations for activity slowed.





Monday April 17 2017
Sri Lanka Balance of Trade at -773.00 USD Million


Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 773 USD Million in February of 2017 compared to 548 USD Million gap a year ago. Exports rose 0.6 percent to 897 USD Million and imports went up 16 percent to 1,670 USD Million.





Monday April 17 2017
Sri Lanka Exports at 897.00 USD Million


Exports in Sri Lanka decreased 1.1 percent year-on-year to 888.80 USD Million in January of 2017.





Monday April 17 2017
Sri Lanka Imports at 1670.00 USD Million


Imports in Sri Lanka increased 16 percent year-on-year to 1670 USD Million in February of 2017.