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Saturday, 29 December 2012 - 13:17
Sri Lanka exports fell by 6.6%
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Sri Lanka's exports fell 6.6 percent to 827.6 million US dollars in November 2012 from a year earlier but apparel exports picked up 4.6 percent to 363 million US dollars.

The Central Bank said, the value of tea exports was also up a slight 0.6 percent to 126 million US dollars, though overall agricultural exports were down 8 percent to 190.2 million US dollars.

Imports fell 8.4 percent to 1.82 billion US dollars in November 2012 from a year earlier with consumer goods imports falling 28.2 percent to 235.5 million US dollars.

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