Sri Lanka' May consumer prices soar 45.3% YoY, highest since 2015

A sharp drop in foreign exchange reserves has left the country of 22 million people struggling to pay for essential imports of food, fuel and medicine.

Sri Lankan Rupee, PHOTO: Reuters

Sri Lankan Rupee, PHOTO: Reuters

Sri Lanka's headline inflation accelerated in May to the highest since 2015 due to rising food and transport costs, as the island nation grappled

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First Published: Jun 21 2022 | 5:19 PM IST

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