Sri Lanka Imports

Imports in Sri Lanka increased to 1653.90 USD Million in January of 2014 from 1551.10 USD Million in December of 2013. Imports in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Imports in Sri Lanka averaged 2339.20 USD Million from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 5641 USD Million in December of 2011 and a record low of 1314.40 USD Million in September of 2012. Sri Lanka imports petroleum, textile fabrics, foodstuffs and machinery and transportation equipment. Main import partners are India, China, Iran and Singapore. This page provides - Sri Lanka Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1653.90 1551.10 5641.00 1314.40 1715.76 | 2014/02 2003 - 2014 USD Million Monthly

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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Current Account to GDP -6.60 2012-12-31 -7.80 -0.40 -19.30 -8.99 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Balance of Trade -755.90 2014-01-31 -565.00 -239.50 -2974.00 -851.57 2014-02-28 USD Million [+]
Current Account -95077.10 2013-05-15 -105511.10 30854.90 -189897.00 -103435.96 2013-09-30 LKR Million [+]
Exports 898.00 2014-01-31 986.10 2720.80 696.60 902.85 2014-02-28 USD Million [+]
Imports 1653.90 2014-01-31 1551.10 5641.00 1314.40 1715.76 2014-02-28 USD Million [+]
External Debt 2971600.00 2013-09-30 2948400.00 2995800.00 70173.30 2907154.69 2013-10-31 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.40 2013-12-15 111.30 161.24 74.50 84.21 2013-11-30 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1274593.00 2013-06-30 1005605.00 1274593.00 39654.00 1292473.53 2013-12-31 [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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