Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Central Bank of Sri Lanka
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Brief History

To accommodate dynamic economic and financial system developments upon gaining independence in 1948, the post independence Government of Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was then known) established the Central Bank of Ceylon to maintain an active monetary policy regime and a dynamic financial sector to support and promote economic growth.

Prior to the establishment of the Central Bank, the Currency Board System set up under the Paper Currency Ordinance No. 32 of 1884 functioned as the

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