Food inflation

Retail inflation for industrial workers rises to 5.85 per cent in August

Food inflation stood at 6.46 per cent against 5.96 per cent in the previous month (July 2022) and 4.83 per cent during the corresponding month (August 2021) a year ago.

published on : 30th September 2022

Slave Island starves as Sri Lanka's food prices soar

With six children in the family, the 74-year-old said the best they had been able to afford in recent weeks was the occasional fish, cut into small pieces for everyone.

published on : 18th July 2022

Inflation in bankrupt Sri Lanka hits fresh record

The price increases in May were yet to fully capture the sharp increases in fuel, one of the many vital commodities in scarce supply across the country.

published on : 1st June 2022

Sri Lanka government to provide cash to low-income families hit by economic crisis

Amounts ranging between Rs 3,000 to Rs 7,500 under various categories like elders' allowances, kidney patients allowances and disability allowances will be disbursed to low income families.

published on : 3rd May 2022

India's factory output grows, inflation cools

Index of industrial production expands 7.1 per cent in December; retail inflation softens to 5.07 per cent in January.

published on : 13th February 2018