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Sri Lanka’s rising food prices belies deeper economic issues

By Dushni Weerakoon Sri Lanka recently passed emergency regulations to deal with food shortages and price increases. Such powers are typically invoked to address public security concerns. But in this instance, they…

National Inflation remained unchanged in June

Headline inflation based on the National Consumer Price Index remained unchanged at 6.1 percent in June1 due to the statistical effect of the high base prevailed in June 2020. Meanwhile,…

Central Bank of Sri Lanka holds policy rates at their current levels despite inflationary concerns

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) decided to hold key policy rates at their current levels despite concerns over rising inflation rates and possible inflationary pressures over the medium…