Sri Lanka in talks to extend $1B Indian credit line as IMF deal loomson March 7, 2023 at 2:08 pm

Sources exclusively revealed to Reuters that Sri Lanka is negotiating with India to extend a $1 billon credit line by a few months as the island nation tries to line up funds for the remainder of the year while the IMF looks prepared to approve a $2.9 billion loan. The extension talks come as the economy improves and forex reserves rise for Sri Lanka, where huge protests took place last year amid widespread shortages of essentials after the COVID-19 pandemic hurt tourism and remittances while exposing low tax revenues.

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