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Sri Lanka :, Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Abstract
This paper focuses on Sri Lanka’s Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka’s recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4 percent in 2014. Growth was broad-based, with the exception of agriculture, which suffered from drought early in the year and heavy rains and flooding in the fourth quarter. Price pressures have been contained, with headline and core inflation declining to 2.1 and 1.2 percent, respectively, by end-year. The outlook is broadly stable but set against heightened downside risks
Table Of Contents
Cover -- CONTENTS -- RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND OUTLOOK -- A. Political Transition -- B. Recent Economic Performance -- OUTLOOK -- POLICY DISCUSSIONS -- A. Maintaining Fiscal Discipline -- B. Monetary Policy -- C. External Sustainability -- D. Financial Sector -- POST PROGRAM MONITORING -- STAFF APPRAISAL -- BOXES -- 1. Key Features of the Revised 2015 Budget -- 2. Potential BOP Impact of Adverse Scenario -- FIGURES -- 1. Macroeconomic Developments -- 2. Interest Rates -- 3. Foreign Exchange and Reserves -- TABLES -- 1. Selected Economic Indicators, 2012-20 -- 2. Summary of Central Government Operations, 2012-20 -- 3. Monetary Accounts, 2012-16 -- 4. Balance of Payments, 2012-20, BPM6 -- 5. Projected Payments to the Fund, 2015-20 -- 6. Financial Soundness Indicators-All Banks, 2010-14
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (37 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781513528120

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