Sri Lanka's tourism earnings surpass USD 1bn in 10 months

_A Monitor Report Date: 16 November, 2022

Colombo : Sri Lanka's tourism earnings in the first 10 months of 2022 surpassed USD 1 billion, according to the latest data from the country's central bank. 
The data showed that the monthly tourism earnings stood at USD 75.6 million in October. 
Official reserves of Sri Lanka were USD 1.7 billion by the end of October, a slight decrease from the figure in September, said reports citing the central bank.  
Over 42,000 international tourists entered Sri Lanka in October, bringing the total tally of tourist arrivals so far in 2022 in the South Asian country to over 568,000, statistics from tourism authority showed.

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