Sri Lanka limits foreign currency holdings

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
Updated May 19 2022 - 6:46pm, first published 6:40pm
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Sri Lanka will lower the maximum amount of foreign currency that individuals can possess to $US10,000 ($A14,156) from $US15,000 and penalise anyone who holds it for more than three months, the central bank says.

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