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Sri Lanka, An Economy In Blackout

Bernard Aw, APAC Economist, Coface

21-Mar-22 07:30

Sri Lanka, An Economy In Blackout

With an inflation rate of 15% which is the highest in Asia, Sri Lanka is facing the brunt of rising oil prices and border closures. Bernard Aw, APAC Economist at Coface tells us what options the government has when it comes to repaying its foreign debt and how dire the economic situation is. Image credit: EPA-EFE

Produced by: Tan Chen Li

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Tan Chen Li


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Tags:  border closuressri lankainflationcovid-19oil pricesforeign debtGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingCommodities, AgribusinessPolitics, News, Current AffairsEconomy, Marketspoliticstrends and forecasts


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