Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 16 May 2019
Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP
Recent developments and outlook. Higher fuel prices and global financial volatility generated strong balance-of-payment pressures in 2018, which were exacerbated by a political crisis late in the year. The Central...