Sri Lanka : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

March 16, 2004

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper explores how monetary policy affects other macroeconomic variables, mainly output and inflation. First, it provides an overview of the framework for implementing monetary policy and then discusses the transmission mechanism itself. In this study, the following statistical data are listed in detail: GDP and expenditure components, savings, investment, current account, consumption and prices of petroleum and electricity, price indicators, employment by economic sectors, monetary survey, selected interest rates, balance of payments, exports and imports by commodity, direction of trade, services and income.

Series:

Country Report No. 04/69

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 16, 2004

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451823493/1934-7685

Stock No:

1LKAEA0022004

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

61

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