Central Banking

Sri Lanka's new governor takes on inflation

Central Banking (CB): You have been governor for nearly a year now. What was your impression of the central bank when you took up the position?

Ajith Nivard Cabral (AC): I was aware of course of the central bank's work, but it was quite exciting to be in the hot-seat: to be able to direct monetary policy, to be looking at the economy and looking at financial system stability. So when I look back at the first few months, they were the same as for everybody else in a new job: a learning experience

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