Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 12:44
Sri Lanka's economic growth steady at 6.4% in 1Q 2015
Sri Lanka's economy grew at an annual rate of 6.4 percent during the first quarter of this year, same rate as the last quarter of 2014.
According to a Department statement, the total economic output of Sri Lanka as measured by Gross Domestic Product for the first three months of 2015 reportedly increased up to 912.53 billion rupees.
GDP reported for the first quarter of 2014 was 857.49 billion rupees, resulting a positive growth rate of 6.4 percent for the first quarter 2015.
The three main pillars of the economy, Agriculture, Industries and Services sectors contributed 10.9 percent, 32.7 percent and 56.3 percent respectively to the GDP in the first quarter of 2015.