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Insights into the Household, Income and Expenditure Survey with Nirukthi Kariyawasam
The latest Household Income and Expenditure survey conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics show that there has been a gradual increase in Real Average Household income across the country. This is probably due to the improvements seen in the informal sector.
Fuel Pricing Formulae, A vital cog in the wheel - Economists
Keeping price of fuel below the global market determined level is an implicit subsidy that is reflected in CEYPETCO losses and has to be funded by the tax payer.
Nirukthi Kariyawasam on the effects/issues of the SL Fuel Pricing Formula
Internationally oil prices are on the rise and is expected to continue to rise. Hence fuel price revisions are important to curtail the rising import bill and external debt which is used to fund this import bill.