Sri Lanka
The main economic sectors of the Country are tourism, tea export, apparel, textile, rice production and other agricultural products. The Country's natural resources are limestone, graphite, mineral sands, gems, phosphates, clay, and hydropower. It mainly exports textiles and apparel, pharmaceuticals, tea, spices, diamonds, emeralds, coconut products, rubber manufactures, fish. And it imports textile fabrics, mineral products, petroleum, foodstuffs, machinery and transportation equipment.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %4.9
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %19.693
Population Over 65, %13.8
Net Migration Rate-489932
EIU Country Risk Score49
Fitch Sovereign RatingB
S&P Sovereign RatingB
Moody's Sovereign RatingB2
Big Mac Index3.18

Economic Data

201620172018
Ability to Pay
Real GDP YOY%5.3%3.2%3.2%
GDP Value (BLN USD)818789
GDP per Capita (USD)378940734099
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)5.276.1
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-21%35%-13%
Total External Debt (%GDP)79%79%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)6469
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)4%6.5%4.3%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-2.4%-2.6%-3.2%
Exports (BLN USD)101112
Imports (BLN USD)192122
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)4.5%4.2%4.4%

Financial Data

201620172018
Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) (CSEALL Index)-9.7%2.3%-5%
EIU Banking Risk5148
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)
5Y CDS
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol4.64.6
Historical 3M Volatility5.724.8
Real Effective Exchange Rate
Real Rates (%)

Political Risk

201620172018
Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk4343
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank109110111
Starting a Business Rank957477
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption-0.3-0.5-0.3
WGI Govt Effectiveness-0.2-0.2-0.2
WGI Regulatory Quality-0.1-0.1-0.2
WGI Rule Of Law-0.010.060.03
Deviation of Sri Lanka's risk relative to Geo Peers
-100 = min risk100 = max risk,
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