Sri Lanka Interest Rate  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 bps to 7.25 percent at its March 2017 meeting. Policymakers said tightening of monetary policy is necessary as a precautionary measure, in order to contain the build-up of adverse inflation expectations and the possible acceleration of demand side inflationary pressures through excessive monetary and credit expansion. In February 2017, consumer prices rose 6.8 percent year-on-year, after gaining 5.5 percent in the previous month and marking the highest inflation rate since June of 2013. The central bank also decided to increase its lending facility rate to 8.75 percent from 8.50 percent. Interest Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 7.89 percent from 2003 until 2017, 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 Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-30 12:30 PM Interest Rate Decision 7% 7%
2017-02-07 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7% 7% 7%
2017-03-24 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7% 7%
2017-05-09 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25%
2017-06-27 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision
2017-08-03 02:00 AM Interest Rate Decision




Sri Lanka Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 7.25 7.00 10.50 6.00 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 11.25 11.25 27.58 0.13 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 524215.00 521642.00 543476.00 602.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 776600.00 720200.00 776600.00 6091.00 LKR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 4823600.00 5246700.00 5246700.00 11297.00 LKR Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 835049.20 890601.40 1195934.80 437.10 LKR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6395680.60 6311922.40 6395680.60 335513.60 LKR Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.00 7.50 19.79 5.07 percent [+]
Cash Reserve Ratio 7.50 7.50 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1455448.20 1491541.90 1657974.50 297382.00 LKR Million [+]



Sri Lanka Interest Rate Notes

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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.25 7.00 10.50 6.00 2003 - 2017 percent Daily



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