Sri Lanka Third Quarter GDP: Summary

Following is a summary of Sri Lanka’s third quarter GDP growth from the Department of Census and Statistics in Colombo.

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                                   3Q     2Q     1Q     4Q     3Q     2Q     1Q
                                 2013   2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012
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                               -------------------- YoY% ----------------------
GDP                              7.8%   6.8%   6.0%   6.3%   4.8%   6.4%   8.0%
Agri./Forestry/Fishing           7.0%  -1.1%   2.0%  -0.1%  -0.5%   8.5%  12.0%
Industry                         8.1%  10.1%  10.7%  13.4%   7.3%   9.5%  10.8%
 Mining/Quarrying               12.5%  12.6%  17.8%  18.8%  16.2%  13.7%  26.8%
 Manufacturing                   6.0%   5.3%   6.4%   4.9%   3.3%   6.2%   6.7%
 Elect./Gas/Water               11.2%  16.2%  10.4%   8.4%  -0.4%   4.5%   5.6%
 Construction                   10.0%  17.8%  18.2%  33.8%  16.5%  18.3%  17.5%
Services                         7.9%   6.6%   4.3%   3.7%   4.6%   4.5%   5.8%
 Wholesale/Retail trade          7.6%   6.0%   1.0%   2.3%   2.2%   3.5%   7.1%
 Hotels/Restaurants             13.6%  21.1%  18.6%  16.8%  25.3%  23.2%  22.0%
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                                   3Q     2Q     1Q     4Q     3Q     2Q     1Q
                                 2013   2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012
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                               -------------------- YoY% ----------------------
 Transport/Communication        11.8%   9.5%   9.5%   4.8%   7.8%   6.6%   5.7%
 Banking/Insurance/Real estate   6.7%   6.3%   6.1%   6.2%   7.1%   6.5%   7.2%
 Dwelling ownership              2.8%   2.1%   3.5%   2.1%   2.0%   1.5%   1.3%
 Government services             3.6%   3.9%   0.9%   0.7%   2.6%   1.4%   0.8%
 Private services                7.0%   7.8%   5.6%   6.6%   6.7%   4.3%   4.2%
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Note: Figures are based at 2002 prices. Prior figures are taken from

earlier releases and may be revised.

Source: Department of Census and Statistics.

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