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Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 13:21
Economy expands by 6.4%, inflation low
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The Central Bank said the Sri Lankan economy expanded by 6.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2015, with positive contributions from all three key sectors of the economy.

The Services sector and the Industry sector grew by 7.5 per cent and 6.5per cent, respectively, while the Agriculture sector displayed strong signs of recovery.

Going forward, the prospects of improved performance in advanced economies along with low inflation and low market interest rates are expected to benefit domestic economic activity.
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