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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 4.5 4.8
Consumer Prices 5.8 5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Sri Lanka and the IMF
Updated August 10, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
June 14, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Sri Lanka to Reboot Economic Policies
The IMF approved on June 3 a three-year, $1.5 billion loan for Sri Lanka under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to support the country’s economic reform agenda.
February 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Post-conflict, Brighter Economic Prospects for Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, after emerging from a decades-long civil conflict, is seeing strong economic growth of 7.5 percent. The country now stands at a crossroads and needs to build on current reforms if it is to take full advantage of the favorable economic environment, says the IMF.
November 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Loan Helps Sri Lankan Reconstruction Drive
A loan from the IMF is helping rebuild confidence in Sri Lanka’s economy as it recovers from conflict and paves the way for donor assistance in its reconstruction effort.
July 29, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Lend $2.6 Billion to Sri Lanka
The IMF will lend $2.6 billion to Sri Lanka to help it recover from the impact of the global financial crisis and return the South Asian country to long-term, sustainable growth after almost three decades of war.
July 29, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Sri Lanka to Use IMF Loan to Reform Economy After Conflict
The IMF has approved a 20-month Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka providing the South Asian island nation with a $2.6 billion loan to help reform the economy following the end of its extended conflict.
March 05, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Poor Countries Need Extra Help to Get Through Global Crisis
A new IMF study finds that at least $25 billion in urgent concessional financing will be needed this year to help low-income countries affected by the deepening global economic crisis and prevent millions from falling back into poverty.