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US$ 1.99 billion a year pilfered from Sri Lanka

By Lankatruth.com [Most Reliable News From Sri Lanka] - Sun Apr 10, 1:38 am

The Illicit Financial Flow from Sri Lanka during the 2004 – 2013 period has been US$ 19967 million states Global Financial Integrity in its report financed by Finland.

According to Global Financial Integrity the illicit money taken out of the country is:

Year:         2004     2005   2006   2007  2008  2009  2010  2011 2012   2013

In millions: 1487      1389  1554   1890  1655  1435  2634  4602  1567  1753

Illicit outflows were highest in 2011, when US$ 4.6 billion had been spirited away. The outflow nearly doubled compared with 2009, to US$ 2.63 billion in 2010, the year after the war against terrorism ended….

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