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Sri Lanka's economic crisis, explained

Nonetheless, annual fiscal deficits exceeded 10% of GDP in 2020 and 2021, due to the pre-pandemic tax cuts, weak revenue performance in the wake of the pandemic, and expenditure measures to combat the pandemic.

Recent bailouts were in 2009 and 2016.

As per the ANI report, Sri Lanka's opposition party Samagi Jana Balawegaya SJB had on April 9 announced that they will be moving a no-confidence motion against Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa if the government does not provide immediate relief to the people of the country who have been affected by the economic crisis.

Unravelling Sri Lankan crisis

Each of these loans came with conditions including that once Sri Lanka received the loan, they had to reduce their budget deficit, maintain a tight monetary policy, cut government subsidies for food for the people of Sri Lanka, and depreciate the currency so exports would become more viable.

That hardly made up for the damage and suffering the ban produced.

In order to conserve energy, daily power cuts have been imposed by the authorities throughout the country.

Protests have broken out countrywide.

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