Imports in Sri Lanka fell 4.5 percent from a year earlier to USD 1,819 million in March of 2022, on lower purchases of consumer goods (-25.7%), in particular sugar and confectionery (-35.3%) and vegetables (-35.3%). Also, purchases went down for investment goods (-13.9%) namely machinery and equipment (-17.3%), building material (-4.2%). By contrast, imports grew for intermediate goods (4.2%), namely fuel (49.7%), mineral products (112.2%). source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Imports in Sri Lanka averaged 1259.01 USD Million from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 2241 USD Million in January of 2022 and a record low of 407.56 USD Million in February of 2002. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sri Lanka Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2022.
Imports in Sri Lanka is expected to be 1850.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Imports is projected to trend around 2500.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.