# Banking - Sri Lanka

Central bank discount rate (%) | 6.5 |

Commercial bank prime lending rate (%) | 9.88 |

Value & RankThe Central bank discount rate of Sri Lanka is 6.50 (%) with a global rank of 49.

Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Barbados, Swaziland, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Morocco, Guatemala, Grenada, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda with a respective Central bank discount rate of 7.00, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50 (%) and a global rank of 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54.Last 5 years averageSri Lanka had an average Central bank discount rate of 9.42 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

Sri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 56.7% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 56.7% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War

Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Barbados, Swaziland, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Morocco, Guatemala, Grenada, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda with a respective Central bank discount rate of 7.00, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50, 6.50 (%) and a global rank of 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54.Last 5 years averageSri Lanka had an average Central bank discount rate of 9.42 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

Sri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 56.7% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 56.7% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War

Value & RankThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Sri Lanka is 9.88 (%) with a global rank of 89.

Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Samoa, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Botswana, Belarus, Sudan, Montenegro, Albania, Chile, St. Vincent and the Grenadines with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 10.20, 10.10, 10.00, 10.00, 10.00, 9.70, 9.69, 9.52, 9.50, 9.40 (%) and a global rank of 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94.Last 5 years averageSri Lanka had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 12.4 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

Sri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 36.9% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 36.9% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War

Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Samoa, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Botswana, Belarus, Sudan, Montenegro, Albania, Chile, St. Vincent and the Grenadines with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 10.20, 10.10, 10.00, 10.00, 10.00, 9.70, 9.69, 9.52, 9.50, 9.40 (%) and a global rank of 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94.Last 5 years averageSri Lanka had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 12.4 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

Sri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 36.9% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 36.9% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War

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Datasource: CIA - The World Factbook