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Need to know how much is your money worth in Sri Lanka? The local money in Sri Lanka is called Rupee.

The Sri Lankan Rupee is issued and managed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. To find out the current currency exchange rates for Rupee to other major currencies of the world, click on foreign currency rates.

Sri Lankan Currency Information
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The currency used in Sri Lanka is called as the Rupee. This currency is denoted with the currency sign ??, Rs, /= and the ISO 4217 Code for the Sri Lankan Rupee is LKR. The Rupee, is the official currency of the Sri Lanka . It is divided into 100 smaller units called Cents.

The constitution of Sri Lanka provides that the Sri Lanka government shall have the power to print the Sri Lankan Rupee and Cents coins to be used as a legal tender in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan Rupee bank notes and Cents coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.

The Sri Lankan Rupee bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.

The symbol ??, Rs, /=, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Sri Lankan Rupee.

Currently printed bank notes denominations are Rs.10, Rs.20, Rs.50, Rs.100, Rs.200, Rs.500, Rs.1000, Rs.2000, Rs.5000 and the coins are minted in the denominations of 50 cents, Rs.1, Rs.2, Rs.5, Rs.10 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 cents.

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The Effect of Balance of Trade and Investment on Sri Lankan Rupee
Financial analysts regularly cite the balance of trade and investment in Sri Lanka as the most important influence on the value of the Rupee. The difference between what the Sri Lanka exports and imports in terms of goods and services to and from other countries can be obtained from a balance of trade statement.

The balance of investment on the other hand represents the difference in exports and imports of capital. If exports from Rupee exceed imports from other countries, in either the balance of trade or balance of investments, it is called a surplus. The term deficit is used when the imports into Rupee exceed exports to other countries. The points below go into detail to explain on how the balance of trade and balance of investments affect the Sri Lankan Rupee.

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