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January 2019
1 QUARTERLY GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT 1
2 AGRICULTURE 1
3 INDUSTRY 2
6 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 3
7 ENERGY 4
13 UNEMPLOYMENT & WAGE INDICES 6
14 GOVERNMENT FINANCE 7
15 MONETARY AGGREGATES 8
20 SHARE MARKET 11
21 EXTERNAL TRADE 12
22 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 16
Production
Coconut December Mn.Nuts 170.5 238.2 39.76
Fish December Mn. Kg 44.2 43.7 -1.22
2016/2017 2017/2018
2017 2018
2017 2018
2017 2018
Index of Inductrial Production December 2015 = 100 107.7 109.0 1.2
External Sector 2017 2018
Imports November 1,940.4 1,764.6 -9.06
Balance of Trade November -999.5 -785.1
Balance of Payments 2017 2018
Trade Account 1st Nine Months US$ Mn. -4,415 -5,136 16.34
Current Account 1st Nine Months -1,212 -2,206 82.01
Current & Capital Accounts 1st Nine Months -1,201 -2,192 82.60
Financial Account (net) 1st Nine Months -313 -3,247 938.61
2017 2018 2018
Total Reserves (c) US$ Mn. 10,436 9,709 n.a.
Government Finance 2017 2018
Revenue and Grants January - September Rs. Mn. 1,330,596 1,422,367 6.9
Recurrent Expenditure January - September Rs. Mn. 1,437,823 1,577,759 9.7
Money & Share Markets 2017 2018
Money Supply
Narrow Money M1 End November Rs. Mn. 751,290.62 788,820.14 5.00
Broad Money M2 End November Rs. Mn. 5,549,947.47 6,355,317.28 14.51
Consolidated Broad Money(M2b) (d) End November Rs. Mn. 6,183,942.07 7,042,628.97 13.89
Broad Money M4 End November Rs. Mn. 7,659,945.63 8,612,385.60 12.43
Share Market 2018 2019
S&P SL20 End January 2004 = 1000 3,747.30 3,073.71 -17.98
Market Capitalisation End January Rs. Bn. 2,961.47 2,799.40 -5.47
Prices 2017 2018
2018 2019
(Annual Avg. % Change) 12 Months ending
January 6.6 4.1
January 2019
(a) Sep.\Oct. - Mar.\Apr.
II
17
21
25
29
33
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
Mn Kg. TEA
4
6
8
10
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
Mn Kg. RUBBER
2017
2018
Month
650
750
850
950
1,050
1,150
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
US $ Mn. EXPORTS
1,400
1,500
1,600
1,700
1,800
1,900
2,000
2,100
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
US $ Mn. IMPORTS
2017
2018
Month
85
95
105
115
125
135
145
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
US $ Mn. TEA EXPORTS
2017
2018
Month
1
3
5
7
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
US $ Mn. RUBBER EXPORTS
J /1
J /1
J /1
J /1
US $ Mn. EXTERNAL ASSETS 2013- 2017
Total
Gross
Month
0
250
500
750
1,000
1,250
J F M A My J Jy Au S O N D
Rs. Bn. PRIVATE REMITTANCESS - INFLOWS
CUMULATIVE
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
%
Week
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
SECURITIES
2019
2018
Week
2019
2018
Week
IV
130 135 140 145 150 155 160 165 170 175 180 185
Rs. RS/US$
2017
2018
Month
INDUSTRY
275
300
325
350
375
400
420 445 470 495 520 545 570 595 620 645
TEUs
Agriculture 159,478 164,700 -3.0 3.3 -6.6 7.6
Industry 627,505 639,622 5.3 1.9 42.5 17.6
Services 1,361,395 1,415,107 2.8 3.9 49.2 77.9
Taxes less subsidies on products 214,321 212,198 5.4 -1.0 14.9 -3.1
GDP 2,362,698 2,431,627 3.2 2.9 100.0 100.0
2017 2018 17/16 18/17 2017 2018
Agriculture 153,752 160,251 -3.1 4.2 -7.8 8.2
Industry 552,373 565,199 5.6 2.3 45.4 16.2
Services 1,307,232 1,367,864 2.7 4.6 53.8 76.6
Taxes less subsidies on products 169,765 168,976 3.4 -0.5 8.5 -1.0
GDP 2,183,122 2,262,290 3.0 3.6 100.0 100.0
2017 2018 17/16 18/17 2017 2018
Agriculture 147,784 155,997 -4.4 5.6 -9.8 11.1
Industry 691,150 699,263 3.7 1.2 34.9 11.0
Services 1,215,419 1,271,819 4.3 4.6 71.6 76.4
Taxes less subsidies on products 100,893 101,999 2.3 1.1 3.2 1.5
GDP 2,155,247 2,229,077 3.4 3.4 100.0 100.0
2016 2017 16/15 17/16 2016 2017
Agriculture 644,262 639,279 -3.8 -0.8 -6.6 -1.7
Industry 2,399,285 2,509,829 5.8 4.6 34.0 37.0
Services 5,124,016 5,289,407 4.7 3.2 59.3 55.3
Taxes less subsidies on products 866,727 894,702 6.3 3.2 13.2 9.4
GDP 9,034,290 9,333,217 4.5 3.3 100.0 100.0
(a) Provisional Source : Department of Census and Statistics
(b) Revised
Absolute Percentage
Tea Production
Rubber Production
Coconut Production
Paddy Production 2016/2017 2017/2018 (a)
Maha (b) Mn.Kg. 1,473.8 2,396.9 923.1 62.6
2,017 2018 (b)
Fish Production 2,017 2018 (a)
December Mn.Kg. 44.2 43.7 -0.5 -1.2
January - December 531.3 527.1 -4.2 -0.8
(a) Provisional
(b) Sep.\Oct. - Mar\ Apr. (c) Apr. \ May - Aug.\Sep.
Economic Activity
Growth (%)
Growth (%)
Item Unit 2017 2018 (a) Change
Economic Activity
Growth (%)
2. AGRICULTURE
Furnace Oil Sales
January - November 971 853 -117 -12.1
Industrial Exports 2017 2018 (a)
Petroleum Exports Rs. Mn.
January - November 56,720 91,938 35,218 62.1
Other Industrial Exports Rs. Mn.
November 102,855 129,283 26,429 25.7
January - November 1,123,900 1,267,803 143,902 12.8
Industrial Exports
January - November 372 569 197 53.0
Other Industrial Exports US$ Mn.
November 669 731 62 9.2
January - November 7,374 7,876 502 6.8
(a) Provisional
Other manufacturing
Basic metals
Chemicals & chemical products
Printing and reproduction of recorded media
Paper and paper products
Wood and products of wood and cork except furniture; Articles of Straw and
plaiting materials
3. INDUSTRY
2
(Y-o-Y)
Y\M Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2016 51.9 55.3 60.7 41.6 47.9 55.1 50.6 53.5 57.7 56.5 58.4 58.3
2017 56.2 57.1 66.5 41.8 57.9 56.1 54.3 54.4 59.0 54.8 58.8 59.1
2018 51.7 55.6 65.6 45.5 60.6 57.6 57.2 58.2 54.1 58.2 54.3 53.7
2019 54.4 - - - - - - - - - - -
2016 58.0 59.3 61.6 54.7 58.1 56.3 57.8 61.2 57.7 59.3 59.7 59.8
2017 57.5 57.3 60.8 54.2 55.3 59.2 59.1 60.1 57.0 55.3 57.4 61.2
2018 56.6 58.4 58.0 53.2 56.9 58.7 57.8 57.0 53.0 55.5 52.6 54.7
2019 55.8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Telephone Penetration
1,189,953
2,496,014
11.4
-0.5
26.3
-1.0
13.5
-0.2
1.4
0.5
5,141
28,228,635
1,306,061
- - -
(a) BSIs presented in the above table are realised numbers while the numbers given within parenthesis show the respondent’s expectations for
the relevant quarter given during the preceding quarter
120
(131)
114
(134)
89
(130)
114
(135)
114
(132)
January - November 1,404 1,483 78 5.6
Other Petroleum Imports '000 MT
November 324 390 66 20.5
January - November 4,398 4,617 219 5.0
Kerosene Sales '000 MT
January - November 144 190 46 32.3
Petrol Sales '000 MT
January - November 1,139 1,213 74 6.5
Diesel Sales '000 MT
January - November 2,117 1,949 -168 -8.0
Electricity Generation Gwh. 2017 2018
November 1,184 1,244 60 5.1
CEB - Hydro 429 678 249 57.9
Fuel Oil 203 67 -136 -66.8
Coal 239 324 84 35.3
Wind 0.03 0.00 -0.03 -100.0
Private Sector 312 175 -137 -43.8
Non Convensional Renewable Energy 128 161 33 25.8
January - November 13,460 13,985 525 3.9
CEB - Hydro 2,617 4,725 2,108 80.6
Fuel Oil 2,354 1,643 -711 -30.2
Coal 4,816 4,468 -348 -7.2
Wind 2.1 1.3 -0.9 -40.3
Private Sector 3,671 3,148 -523 -14.2
Non Convensional Renewable Energy 1,316 1,594 279 21.2
(a) Provisional
Absolute Percentage
Quarter 1 121.6 110.4 -11.2 -9.2
Quarter 2 108.5 94.2 -14.4 -13.2
Cement
January - October 2,388 2,346 -42 -1.7
Imports (d) '000 MT
January - October 4,408 4,439 31 0.7
Total '000 MT
January - October 6,796 6,785 -11 -0.2
(a) Provisional
Item
(b) Includes housing approvals by five Municipal Councils, seven Urban Councils
& eight Pradeshiya Sabhas in Greater Colombo.
(d) Total cement imports.
December Number 34,001 30,970 -3,031 -8.9
Buses 322 147 -175 -54.3
Motor Cars 3,952 3,960 8 0.2
Three Wheelers 1,365 1,417 52 3.8
Dual Purpose Vehicles (b) 1,486 992 -494 -33.2
Motor Cycles 24,934 23,035 -1,899 -7.6
Goods Transport Vehicles (c) 884 589 -295 -33.4
Land Vehicles (d) 1,058 828 -230 -21.7
Other (e) - 2 2 -
Buses 3,331 2,957 -374 -11.2
Motor Cars 39,182 80,776 41,594 106.2
Three Wheelers 23,537 20,063 -3,474 -14.8
Dual Purpose Vehicles (b) 16,742 16,931 189 1.1
Motor Cycles 344,380 339,763 -4,617 -1.3
Goods Transport Vehicles (c) 11,432 9,371 -2,061 -18.0
Land Vehicles (d) 13,049 10,282 -2,767 -21.2
Other (e) - 656 656 -
(c) Lorries, Other Goods Transport Vehicles and Special Purpose Vehicles
(d) Tractors, Hand Tractors and Other Land Vehicles (e) Quadricycles and Motor Homes
Absolute Percentage
January - December 4,879 4,874 -5 -0.1
Container Handling
Domestic TEUs
January - December 1,383,551 1,343,249 -40,302 -2.9
Transhipment TEUs
January - December 4,741,582 5,602,358 860,776 18.2
Re- Stowing TEUs
January - December 83,935 101,879 17,944 21.4
Total Container Handling TEUs
January - December 6,209,068 7,047,486 838,418 13.5
Cargo Handling
January - December 55,941,711 61,298,306 5,356,595 9.6
Cargo Loaded MT
January - December 37,914,818 43,636,420 5,721,602 15.1
Total Cargo Handling MT
January - December 93,856,529 104,934,726 11,078,197 11.8
(a) Provisional
9. TRANSPORT
December 126.6 127.1 0.5 0.4
12 Months ending December 122.6 125.2 2.6 2.1
National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) - Core
December 123.8 127.6 3.8 3.1
12 Months ending December 122.8 125.8 3.0 2.4
2018 2019
January 122.8 127.4 4.6 3.7
12 Months ending January 119.6 124.5 4.9 4.1
Colombo Consumers Price Index (CCPI ) - Core
January 125.6 132.5 6.9 5.5
12 Months ending January 123.2 127.7 4.5 3.7
2017 2019
Parboiled Rice 93.50 90.00 -3.50 -3.74
Raw Rice (Red) 88.00 82.75 -5.25 -5.97
Other Food Items Rs/Kg
Red Onions (Local) 388.33 195.00 -193.33 -49.78
Big Onions (Local) n.a. n.a. - -
Dhal (Australian) 171.25 188.75 17.50 10.22
Potatoes (Local ) 158.75 197.00 38.25 24.09
Eggs 13.63 20.63 7.00 51.36
Sugar - White 109.50 100.00 -9.50 -8.68
n.a. - Not available
2017(c) 2018 (a)(c)
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.1
Nominal Wage Rate Index 160.8 161.0
Real Wage Rate Index (e) 126.6 126.3
Informal Private Sector Employees 2012 = 100 160.2 176.4
Agriculture
Real Wage Rate Index (e) 126.0 143.4
Industry
Real Wage Rate Index (e) 130.0 139.6
Services
Real Wage Rate Index (e) 122.5 135.1
(a) Provisional. (b) Based on the Census of Population and Housing - 2012
(c) Household population aged 15 and above.
(d) Based on the International Standard Industrial Classification(ISIC) - Revision 4
(e) Based on National Consumer Price Index (2013=100)
Employment by Economic Atctivity (d) (as a % of total employment)
2017 (a)(b)
13. POPULATION, UNEMPLOYMENT & WAGE INDICES
6
Jan - Sep Jan - Sep Absolute Percentage
Total revenue and Grants (b) Rs. Mn. 1,330,596 1,422,367 91,771 6.9
Total revenue (b) Rs. Mn. 1,328,149 1,416,822 88,673 6.7
Grants (b) Rs. Mn. 2,447 5,545 3,098 126.6
Recurrent expenditure (b) Rs. Mn. 1,437,823 1,577,759 139,936 9.7
Capital expenditure and net lending (b) Rs. Mn. 452,141 441,728 -10,413 -2.3
Financing (b) Rs. Mn. 559,368 597,120 37,752 6.7
Domestic financing 243,971 323,161 79,190 32.5
Treasury bills -22,514 77,482 99,997 -444.1
Treasury bonds 58,003 234,020 176,017 303.5
Rupee loans - - -
Foreign financing 315,397 273,959 -41,438 -13.1
2017 2018
Total outstanding government debt Rs. Mn. 10,313,045 11,271,389 958,344 9.3
Total domestic debt Rs. Mn. 5,594,427 5,802,289 207,862 3.7
By Maturity
o/w Treasury bills 697,154 770,989 73,835 10.6
Central bank advances 199,801 224,744 24,943 12.5
Medium & Long term 4,563,246 4,710,995 147,750 3.2
o/w Treasury bonds 3,822,620 4,006,868 184,249 4.8
Rupee loans 24,088 24,088 - -
By Institution
Bank 2,328,544 2,329,077 533 0.0
Total foreign debt Rs. Mn. 4,718,618 5,469,099 750,482 15.9
Concessional 2,130,482 2,302,218 171,736 8.1
Multilateral 954,662 1,075,028 120,366 12.6
o/w IDA 338,200 359,006 20,806 6.2
ADB 530,469 621,193 90,724 17.1
Bilateral 1,175,820 1,227,190 51,370 4.4
o/w Japan 358,772 392,458 33,686 9.4
Non Concessional 2,588,135 3,166,881 578,745 22.4
(a) Provisional
(b) Revenue, expenditure and financing figures are based on the economic classification
Unit
Change
Narrow Money Supply (M1) Rs. Mn.
2017 776,624.46 751,290.62 -25,333.83 -3.26
2018 793,299.18 788,820.14 -4,479.04 -0.56
Currency Held by the Public
2017 429,501.83 430,113.87 612.04 0.14
2018 439,396.14 451,373.43 11,977.30 2.73
Demand Deposits Held by the Public
2017 347,122.63 321,176.76 -25,945.87 -7.47
2018 353,903.05 337,446.71 -16,456.33 -4.65
Broad Money Supply (M2) (1)
Rs. Mn.
Time & Savings Deposits Held by the Public
(Quasi Money) Rs. Mn.
Net Foreign Assets (2)
Domestic Credit
To Government (Net) 1,801,706.54 2,068,903.55 267,197.02 14.83
To Public Corporations 342,354.20 413,592.10 71,237.90 20.81
To Co-operatives 2,635.04 2,387.21 -247.83 -9.41
To Other Private Sector 4,469,330.02 5,092,559.30 623,229.28 13.94
Other Items (Net) (3)
Consolidated Broad Money Supply (M2b) (3)
Rs.Mn.
Adjusted Time & Savings Deposits
2017 4,628,971.61 5,432,651.45 803,679.84 17.36
2018 5,514,762.36 6,253,808.82 739,046.47 13.40
Underlying Factors (M2b) Rs.Mn.
Net Foreign Assets (3)
Domestic Credit
To Government (Net) 2,168,517.28 2,463,533.56 295,016.28 13.60
To Public Corporations 536,982.21 715,324.62 178,342.41 33.21
To Co-operatives 2,635.04 2,387.21 -247.83 -9.41
To Other Private Sector 4,796,580.11 5,506,643.44 710,063.32 14.80
Other Items (Net) (3)
Reserve Money Rs. Mn.
Money Multipliers
M1 Multiplier
(a) Provisional
Item Unit Change
(3) Based on the consolidated monetary survey, which covers aggregated data pertaining to both Domestic Banking Units (DBUs) and Offshore
Banking Units (OBUs) of commercial banks operating in Sri Lanka. It also includes foreign currency deposits held by residents. M2b is the sum of M1
and adjusted quasi money. M1 is the same in both cases; i.e., DBUmonetary survey and consolidated monetary survey.
(2) Net Foreign Assets (NFA) of the Central Bank are based on market value from beginning of January 2002. This is reflected in NFA and net other
items.
8
Rs.Mn.
Underlying Factors (M4)
Net Foreign Assets
Domestic Credit
To Government (Net) 2,778,945.96 3,045,832.15 266,886.19 9.60
To Public Corporations 536,982.21 715,324.62 178,342.41 33.21
To Private Sector 6,525,832.46 7,436,937.26 911,104.80 13.96
Other Items (Net)
Money Multiplier
M4 Multiplier
Domestic Banking Units(DBUs)
Commercial Banks (1)
Investment (Total Outstanding)
Other Investments 123,193.29 112,109.85 -11,083.44 -9.00
Total Deposits Rs. Mn. 5,867,750.17 6,816,835.75 949,085.57 16.17 Commercial Banks' Liquidity
Excess Reserves and Cash in Hand Rs. Mn. 94,798.21 114,527.67 19,729.46 20.81
2017 2018
Call Market Borrowings-Last week of November Rs. Mn. 91.98 80.95 -11.03 -11.99
Offshore Banking Units (OBUs) 2017 2018
End November End November (a)
OBUs Number 25 25
Assets
Other Assets 20,342.79 23,973.52 3,630.73 17.85
Liabilities
Other Liabilities 147,920.93 201,164.83 53,243.90 35.99
National Savings Bank
Time & Savings Deposits Rs. Mn. 706,962.00 779,500.97 72,538.97 10.26
(1) Loans and advances include loans, overdrafts, bills (import, export and local bills, excluding sight bills) purchased and discounted.
(2) Includes Rupee Securities and Sri Lanka Development Bonds.
(a) Provisional
Unit
(4) Based on the financial survey, which covers the consolidated monetary survey data (both DBUs & OBUs) and transactions of licensed finance
companies (LFCs) and licensed specialised banks (LSBs)
Item Unit
Item Change
16. BANKING
AWPR (4) (Last Week ) Per cent 11.04 12.27 123.00
Call Money Rates Per cent 8.06-8.21 8.98-9.00
Standing Deposit Facility Rate (5) Per cent 7.25 8.00 75.00
Standing Lending Facility Rate (6) Per cent 8.75 9.00 25.00
Sri Lanka Inter Bank Offered Rate (SLIBOR) (7)
1 Day Per cent 8.15 9.00 85.00
7 Day Per cent 8.38 9.26 87.83
1 Month Per cent 9.21 10.05 84.17
3 Month Per cent 10.02 10.86 84.50
6 Month Per cent 11.14 11.27 12.50
12 Month Per cent 11.93 11.97 4.83
2017 December 2018 December
Saving Rates Per cent 2017 November 2018 November
Commercial Banks 0.50-9.50 0.50-8.50
Fixed Deposit Rates Per cent
Commercial Banks (12 Months) 4.89-15.00 4.53-15.00
National Savings Bank (12 Months ) 11.00 10.50 -50.00
Long Term Lending Rates Per cent 2017 November 2018 November
SMIB 10.50-20.00 10.50-20.00
NSB 13.00-16.00 6.75-16.00
NHDA 5.00 5.00
(1) Average weighted yield rates at the last auction held during the month.
(2) AWDR (Average Weighted Deposit Rate) of commercial banks is computed monthly.
(3) AWFDR (Average Weighted Fixed Deposit Rate) of commercial banks is computed monthly.
(4) AWPR (Average Weighted Prime Lending Rate) of commercial banks is computed weekly.
(5) Renamed w.e.f. 02 Jan 2014 as the Standing Deposit Facility Rate. Previously named as the Repo Rate.
(6) Renamed w.e.f. 02 Jan 2014 as the Standing Lending Facility Rate. Previously named as the Reverse Repo Rate
(7) As at last working day of the month
(8) AWLR (Average Weighted Lending Rate) of commercial banks is computed monthly.
Item Unit 2018 January 2019 January
17. INTEREST RATES
Total Number of Active Cards Number 1,459,883 1,633,009 1,648,884
Local (accepted only locally) 24,258 21,319 20,638
Global (accepted globally) 1,435,625 1,611,690 1,628,246
Outstanding balance Rs. Mn. 88,486.52 103,146.19 107,814.41
Local (accepted only locally) 724.84 918.89 25836.00
Global (accepted globally) 87,761.67 102,227.30 81,978.40
(a) Issued by Licensed Commercial Banks (LCBs)
(b) Provisional
Total Issues 6,512.32 1,857.53 1,857.53
Outstanding (at the end of the period) 1,745.49 1,149.92 1,149.92
(a) Provisional
(b) Based on the information provided by LCBs and LSBs
2018 2019
January January (a) Absolute Percentage
All Share Price Index (ASPI) 1985=100 6,476.41 5,989.90 -486.51 -7.51
S&P Sri Lanka 20 (S&P SL20) 2004=1,000 3,747.30 3,073.71 -673.59 -17.98
Market Capitalisation Rs. Bn. 2,961.47 2,799.40 -162.07 -5.47
Non-national Transactions (a) Rs. Mn.
Purchases 10,701.51 4,540.84 -6,160.67 -57.57
Sales 6,661.15 6,803.91 142.76 2.14
Net Purchases 4,040.36 -2,263.07 -6,303.43 -156.01
(a) Total for the month
Item Change
18. CREDIT CARDS
January - November 1,576,302 1,747,423 171,121 10.9
Imports
January - November 2,884,843 3,294,249 409,406 14.2
Balance of Trade
Exports US $ Mn.
January - November 10,341 10,856 515 5.0
Imports
January - November 18,931 20,498 1,567 8.3
Balance of Trade
Tourism 2017 2018 (a)
December 453 (b)
11.6
10.3
(c) May be revised based on Si Lanka Tourism Development Authority survey results for 2018 on
average stay period and average spending per day estimates
(a) Provisional
(b) Data has been revised according to the latest annual survey conducted by the Si Lanka Tourism Development Authority
Item Unit Change
January - November 620,020 742,310 122,290 19.7
Food and Beverages
January - November 252,845 235,415 -17,429 -6.9
Vegetables
January - November 49,878 44,443 -5,434 -10.9
Sugar
Dairy Products
January - November 44,343 48,014 3,671 8.3
Other Food and Beverages
January - November 123,284 107,632 -15,652 -12.7
Non-food Consumer Goods
January - November 367,176 506,895 139,719 38.1
Vehicles
January - November 103,210 240,661 137,451 133.2
Medical and Pharmaceuticals
January - November 72,324 78,733 6,410 8.9
Other Non Food Consumables
January - November 191,642 187,501 -4,141 -2.2
Intermediate Goods - Total
January - November 1,560,895 1,850,398 289,503 18.5
Fuel
January - November 456,115 617,146 161,031 35.3
Textile and Textile Articles
January - November 379,778 421,843 42,064 11.1
Diamonds, Precious Stones and Metals
November 12,708 1,744 -10,964 -86.3
January - November 103,235 86,471 -16,764 -16.2
Wheat
January - November 46,194 50,178 3,984 8.6
Other Intermediate Goods
January - November 575,573 674,761 99,188 17.2
Investment Goods - Total
January - November 682,034 689,987 7,953 1.2
Machinery and Equipment
January - November 364,288 368,156 3,868 1.1
Other Investment Goods
January - November 317,746 321,831 4,085 1.3
Total Imports (b)
January - November 2,884,843 3,294,249 409,406 14.2
(a) Provisional
… Negligible
(b) Data from the Sri Lanka Customs have been adjusted to include accurate monthly values of imports of fuel which are recorded with a lag
in customs data.  Those data are obtained directly from relevant institutions for the adjustment
Item Unit Change
January - November 4,069.0 4,622.7 553.7 13.6
Food and Beverages
January - November 1,659.5 1,471.4 -188.1 -11.3
Vegetables
January - November 327.4 277.9 -49.5 -15.1
Sugar
January - November 232.0 221.8 -10.2 -4.4
Dairy Products
January - November 291.0 299.0 8.0 2.8
Other Food and Beverages
January - November 809.1 672.7 -136.4 -16.9
Non-food Consumer Goods
January - November 2,409.4 3,151.2 741.8 30.8
Vehicles
January - November 677.4 1,496.2 818.9 120.9
Medical and Pharmaceuticals
January - November 474.4 488.6 14.2 3.0
Other Non Food Consumables
January - November 1,257.7 1,166.4 -91.2 -7.3
Intermediate Goods - Total
January - November 10,242.0 11,504.9 1,262.9 12.3
Fuel
January - November 2,994.6 3,834.6 839.9 28.0
Textile and Textile Articles
January - November 2,491.7 2,617.0…